There's been more and more buzz on Ruby and Ruby on Rails, especially in the Agile community. If you're interested in seeing what this dynamically-typed language is all about, try out the following 15 minute interactive tutorial on Ruby:
I'm interested in learning more about Rails. Something always seemed off to me with ASP.NET, where easy scenarios with classic ASP became much more difficult in ASP.NET. Working with DataGrids and GridViews is always a nightmare. All of the ViewState, page event lifecycle, postbacks, controls, etc. seemed to abstract the easy stuff (HTML) and mostly just get in the way of what I want to do.