We are the President

Election year in the States is a lot of fun and excitement. Though I live in Germany and love it here, I can’t imagine giving up my US citizenship to become German mostly because of my wish to vote in the presidential elections.

Falling from Grace

http://annehodgson.de/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/fallingfromgrace.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOne of the projects that has inspired me over the years is Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child. He set out in 2005 with the vision of designing a fully functional $100 laptop for children in emerging economies. Quitting his job as the head of MIT’s Media Lab, he […]


http://annehodgson.de/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/danger.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadA while ago we had a little domestic crisis involving our espresso machine. It had been steaming and dripping and making little explosive noises, so Helmut went out and bought an exploratory screwdriver. I was worried. “What about the warranty?” “No, let me just tinker with it and I’ll […]

Zoning in

while it does feel as if I’ve read the whole novel, it’s been a messy, haphazard process