I wonder about the need for a new web forum platform when you have the ability to do this within social media, but I think the idea of a forum built with Ruby on Rails is compelling. It is definitely a step up from forums that are still dogged by legacy issues. Also, I like the name of the product.
He is married to his favorite person, and loves his three children quite a little bit (aged 8, 13 and 15). He is passionate about authentic learning, technology with purpose, and creating at least one new thing every day. In short, he teaches, and learns. A lot.
Also, he co-founded WouldYouLikeABanana.com with his wife, Kara.