Jimmy Wales on RoR

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales says he’s boning up on Ruby on Rails for family reasons. He tells the New York Times that right now he’s reading…

Ruby on Rails 3 Tutorial — a book about Web programming. Ruby is a programming language, and Rails is a whole suite of prewritten software components that you can use to quickly create a highly functional Web site. The original version of Twitter was put together with Ruby on Rails. My 11-year-old daughter is learning to program, so we’re learning Ruby together, and I’m trying to stay a bit ahead of her, so I’m reading the tutorial.

He’s not all work, though. Also on his Kindle is Hunting by S. M. Hineline, about war between humans and vampires.