Engineered Unicorns

Engineered Unicorns

By Engineered Unicorns
Ever wondered what an engineer reads after work? SandyJ gives you book recommendations that are fantastic in more than one way. Books to escape from reality (for those not afraid of unicorns) and on how to improve your reality if you should wish to do so. The books will most likely be available in of Karlsruhes many public libraries. We will explore book store and talk about reading experiences. All from the perspective of a Bookdragon who is an engineer by day and likes a little bit of magic off the clock. Happy endings guaranteed.
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Fairy Noodle Summer Books
In the new episode SandyJ not only follows several female Agents but  also the international reader community through bookish worlds. Let’s  switch the script. A Manga as non-fiction recommendation, a book subscription box from  an engineers point of view and book worlds spanning four continents and  several dimensions. The noodles? For those you need to listen to the episode.
36:45
July 6, 2020
Thin time and gay unicorns
In the 4th episode of the Engineered Unicorns diversity is key. Books  recommended include the genres romance, non-fiction physics, fantasy,  contemporary, shifter romance, gay romance, alternate history and  science fiction, the authors are trans, gay, Italian, PoC or plain old  cis gender, but mostly female. The book list is looooong. The Fantasy  book recommendation of this month is Gail Carrigers „Defy or Defend“,  stylish Vampires and the power of a well chosen wall paper.The  Non-Fiction book recommendation is Carlo Rovellis „The Order of Time“, a  small but mindbending physics and poetic book. The recommendations come not only from SandyJ but also from LisaL.  This episode celebrates the magic of books and different voices. Black,  female and LGBTQ+ voices matter (!!!!) and they provide fun and  enlightening reading material, too.
31:01
June 7, 2020
How strange!
The Engineered Unicorn Podcast is back with some strange  recommendations. SandyJ suddenly likes audiobooks and therefore  recommends two, one of them she hasn’t even finished yet! Her non-fiction recommendation is Lori Gottlieb‘s „Maybe you should talk to someone“,  Psychotherapists and therapy explained, guess what, they are human and  have feelings, too. Strange, isn’t it?! And while we are on the topic,  her fantasy/fiction recommendation is „Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell“ by Susanna Clarke. 32 hours of magic in an alternate British Empire during Napoleonic times. Now that the libraries and bookshops are open, you are free to explore. New May releases mentioned are: „Defy or Defend“ by Gail Carriger (Pubdate May 3rd) and „Im Sturm der Echos“ by Christelle Dabos (Pubdate June 22 2020). Music: Erwin Schmidt Streaming on Sunday, May 3rd, 7 p.m. at Campusradio Karlsruhe.
35:47
May 3, 2020
Sugar and fantastic stories
In the new episode „Windy Sugar & Fantastic Shifter Stories“ of  our new Engineered Unicorns Podcast SandyJ gives book and magazine  recommendations. Maddening and downright rassist real world industry  practices are revealed in „The case against sugar“ by Gary Taubes (available in the American Library Karlsruhe). A break from the real world provide the books of Forthright „Tsumiko and the enslaved fox“ and even more so „Kimiko and the accidental proposal“. Veritable comfort reads finds SandyJ. For some insightful and aestetically pleasing reads the Katapult Magazine is recommended (Only in German). Listen to the new episode on sunday, April 5, at 7 p.m. on Campusradio Karlsruhe. Musik: Erwin Schmidt
36:40
April 5, 2020
Engineered Unicorns – Fantastic Books from an engineers perspective
On Sunday we have a premiere on our stream: the first episode of  „Engineered Unicorns – Fantastic Book Recommendations“ our new monthly  podcast. Our moderator and Podcaster will tell you about books she reads  and recommends. Ever wondered what an engineer reads after work? SandyJ gives you  book recommendations that are fantastic in more than one way. Books to  escape from reality (for those not afraid of unicorns) and on how to  improve your reality if you should wish to do so. The books will most  likely be available in of Karlsruhes many public libraries. We will  explore book store and talk about reading experiences. All from the  perspective of a Bookdragon who is an engineer by day and likes a little  bit of magic off the clock. Happy endings guaranteed. In the first episode she‘ll talk about #awinterspromise by #christelledabos (available in the American Library Karlsruhe) and #finish by #jonacuff. Welcome to the world of fantastic and amusing books. Tune in on Sunday, March 1st, at 7 p.m. on campusradio-karlsruhe.de. Host: SandyJ Music: Erwin Schmidt Language: English
21:52
March 1, 2020