“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Meaning, we’ve had an intense week at Ushahidi and it was time to take a day off for some fun.

The five of us still in town working on Ushahidi decided to run out to Disney World for the day. Needless to say, we had a blast!

Favorite moments: First time roller coaster rider, Brian Muita, not realizing that Space Mountain …

We just finished day one of the Ushahidi strategy tech meeting in Orlando. We’re meeting to refine the focus and define the initiatives that we should be putting our limited resources and guidance behind for the rest of this year. Our goal was to get together a dozen of the most involved builders and idea generators behind Ushahidi over the past year, and put their brains to good use for a hard-hitting weekend …

Today saw organizations and individuals from the mapping and crisis space descend upon Orlando for a meeting. The CrisisMappers group is focused on the use of mapping in crisis situations. It came about as those of us involved in some of the newer applications in this area realized that we needed to keep our communications open. It’s about keeping us as people talking, but also ensuring that …