Inverting a deluge

09 Jul 2012

A recent post by Quentin (Too Much Email) prompted this thought…

I’m a fan of if this then that and find it a very useful type of digital “glue”. I suspect one of its most popular recipes, in the UK at least, is one that emails you if it’s forecast to rain tomorrow. Very useful for cyclists. I also recommend raintoday.

Email is best as an exception management. I get an email every day telling me a backup has succeeded. Would I notice if it skipped a day?

For that reason, I’ve recently been wishing for a “deluge inversion” filter (intentional dual meaning of “deluge”)…

I’ve received an email warning me of rain on 16 of the last 18 days.

Tags: email, ifttt, raintoday, recommendation