I've updated the csvpack (*) library / gem  that
let's you work with tabular data packages in ruby.
Download comma-separated values (CSV) datafiles in text - also known
as tabular datafiles and read into any sql database (e.g. SQLite,
PostgreSQL, ...), query w/ ActiveRecord and more. Example:
PS: You can find 100+ (starter) tabular data packages at the /datasets
github org  (thanks to the DataHub.io folks).
(*): formerly known (published) as datapak