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Tuesday Forecast: Addendum (Google- Fail)*

*DcDan called me out on this post and my being wrong about Filipino vs. Tagalog (Filipino is the official language). I’ve amended this with a post here, but decided to leave this post in case there was interest in the Homegrown Hiphop album. -thos

There’s an album that I didn’t include in the normal Tuesday Forecast simply because it’s just not really up my alley, it’s an album called Homegrown Hiphop, presumably a compilation of rappers from the Philippines. I was curious enough to listen cuz I always have an interest in non-American hip hop and googled one of the song titles to find its translation and this is what I got-

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Alright, I understand maybe not everyone in the world knows that the language of the Philippines isn’t called ‘Filipino’ but this is Google!!! C’mon, step your game up, you are an international giant. By the way Google, it’s called Tagalog. You get that one for free but next time I’m taxing your ass.


How to Annoy Me with Your Email

I’ve had an email account for almost twenty years and I’m a software developer by day, as such I get a lot of email. Over the years I’ve developed a system of sorting and have a bunch of folders that handle a lot of annoyances that might fill up my inbox.

Inbox 22198 messages

I don't do Inbox Zero

I also switch jobs every couple of years which means I don’t have the same level of rules and organization for work email. In fact my current 9 to 5 limits me to 500mb of email (yes I realize that 1994 called and they want their harddrive back). This means that I have to manually scan each email that arrives in my inbox. Here are a few things that will make me flip off my monitor and mock you behind your back.
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