Akshay Shaha

3,254 Flips | 8 Magazines | 327 Likes | 7 Following | 215 Followers | @akishaha | Integration Engineer, Photographer, Cinephile


Secure SQL Queries

Pre-loaded set of queries<p>BizTalk360 comes with a set of pre-loaded queries. In addition, users with granted access can add new queries as per the …


How to Answer Kids’ Sex Questions Without Making it Weird

From playing doctor to talking about consent, these are the most useful ways to navigate the difficult issues around kids and genitals.<p>By<p>Dec 07 2017, …

Why You Don't Like Art History

Art History

Google’s Selfish Ledger is an unsettling vision of Silicon Valley social engineering

This internal video from 2016 shows a Google concept for how total data collection could reshape society<p>Google has built a multibillion-dollar business out of knowing everything about its users. Now, a video produced within Google and obtained by <i>The Verge</i> offers a stunningly ambitious and …

Black Mirror

Dice Media | Adulting | Web Series | S01E01 - Broke AF


Plastics Explained, From A to Z

What are microplastics? What about a garbage patch? This glossary helps demystify plastic pollution.<p>The world of plastic contains many confusing terms, as we discovered while reporting on and researching the topic for our June issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine. Even the most well-intentioned …


OPAL - The (crazy good) Opacity Slider for Lightroom Presets

<b>Have you ever wished you had a "Lightroom opacity slider" that let you tone down the intensity of your Lightroom presets?</b><p>Since I started NATE …

Containers for Existing .NET Apps Part 1 | Visual Studio Toolbox

This is the first of a two part series where Robert is joined by Aditi Dugar, who shows how and why you can modernize existing .NET applications by …

Microsoft Visual Studio

API Management CI/CD using ARM Templates – API Management Instance

This is the first in a series of blogposts around setting up CI/CD for Azure API Management using Azure Resource Manager templates. We will be using …


This Photographer's Breathtaking Series Proves Moms Can Breastfeed Anytime, Anywhere

Ever since MoniQua Perez saw the struggle her sister went through to nurse her niece, spreading awareness to normalize breastfeeding became one of her top priorities. She told POPSUGAR that watching her sister nurse her daughter opened her eyes to all the challenges women who breastfeed regularly …

Breast Feeding

What We Owe to Those Who Loved Us in Childhood


25 Stimulating Photography Quotes to Motivate and Inspire

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.I'm always looking for things to …

Street Photography

My Social Media Philosophy: Some thoughts for Fellow Creators

Social Media

Why you may have been eating insects your whole life

<b>If you are horrified by the thought of eating insects, the bad news is that you have probably done so many, many times.</b><p>This is because one of the most widely used red food colourings - carmine - is made from crushed up bugs.<p>The insects used to make carmine are called cochineal, and are native to …

European Union

Eight Lesser-Known Features in Photoshop That I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

Although these eight features may not be the sexiest that Photoshop has to offer, they all really do help to make my life as a photographer so much …


Sex Before Kids Vs. Sex After Kids

Because things have definitely changed a little.


The jury on the six nominees for the World Press Photo of the Year.

The World Press Photo Festival: The 2018 Sem Presser Lecture supported by DuPho

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …


A set of photographs by Gueorgui Pinkhassov

Art Must Be Beautiful

I Could Do That | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

Do Not Try to Eat This

Time: The History & Future of Everything – Remastered


Gueorgui Pinkhassov - HOME Project Magnum Photos

Art is Pretentious* | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

Black Mirror — Now Entering the Twilight Zone

Black Mirror

Hybrid Integration in the Cloud

Key Takeaways:• Hybrid Integration<br>• Factors influencing New Age integration Needs across industries<br>• Why hybrid integration is the answer to integration …