Skillscast coming soon.
Tom Armitage will talk about the lessons learned, having launched a rails forum site called New Caprica back in March after ~9 months of toil.
Getting your pet project off the ground & Caprica
Tom Armitage describes the majority of what he does as “making interesting things on the web”. That “making” takes several forms: from high-level product design, through information design and architecture to the code itself.