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electronic convict writes First there was "agile" development. Now there’s a new software movement—called ‘reactive’ development—that sets out principles for building resilient and failure-tolerant applications for cloud, mobile, multicore and Web-scale systems. ReadWrite’s Matt Asay sat down with Jonas Bonér, the author of the Reactive Manifesto (just released in version 2.0), for a discussion of what, exactly, the reactive movement aims to fix in software development and how we get there from here.

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6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

Are you still tracking your own packages, flights, and deliveries while tapping on your mobile device’s screen like a caveman? Not when we’re done, you won’t be. Here are seven simple steps you can take to turn Google Now into your personal digital secretary.

Android users may already be well-familiar with Google Now’s powers, but if you’re not—or if you’re stuck with Siri or Cortana as your personal assistant—it’s worth a refresher. It mines data scraped from a combination of user-shared information, browsing history, location, and time to deliver relevant information, reminders, and content exactly when its algorithms think you need it. This isn’t a mobile Big Brother in your pocket, though; the information it uses is mostly just related data from your Google account, like it pulling information from your calendar to remind you that you’re about to be late for an appointment.

You can find a full list of available cards here. But below are some of the ones we use the most.


Set Some Ground Rules

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

Before you can start having your phone finish sentences for you, you’ll need to do a bit of basic setup.

  1. If you’re on iOS, download the Google app… Continue reading

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6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

Are you still tracking your own packages, flights, and deliveries while tapping on your mobile device’s screen like a caveman? Not when we’re done, you won’t be. Here are seven simple steps you can take to turn Google Now into your personal digital secretary.

Android users may already be well-familiar with Google Now’s powers, but if you’re not—or if you’re stuck with Siri or Cortana as your personal assistant—it’s worth a refresher. It mines data scraped from a combination of user-shared information, browsing history, location, and time to deliver relevant information, reminders, and content exactly when its algorithms think you need it. This isn’t a mobile Big Brother in your pocket, though; the information it uses is mostly just related data from your Google account, like it pulling information from your calendar to remind you that you’re about to be late for an appointment.

You can find a full list of available cards here. But below are some of the ones we use the most.


Set Some Ground Rules

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

Before you can start having your phone finish sentences for you, you’ll need to do a bit of basic setup.

  1. If you’re on iOS, download the Google app… Continue reading

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6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

Are you still tracking your own packages, flights, and deliveries while tapping on your mobile device’s screen like a caveman? Not when we’re done, you won’t be. Here are seven simple steps you can take to turn Google Now into your personal digital secretary.

Android users may already be well-familiar with Google Now’s powers, but if you’re not—or if you’re stuck with Siri or Cortana as your personal assistant—it’s worth a refresher. It mines data scraped from a combination of user-shared information, browsing history, location, and time to deliver relevant information, reminders, and content exactly when its algorithms think you need it. This isn’t a mobile Big Brother in your pocket, though; the information it uses is mostly just related data from your Google account, like it pulling information from your calendar to remind you that you’re about to be late for an appointment.

You can find a full list of available cards here. But below are some of the ones we use the most.


Set Some Ground Rules

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

Before you can start having your phone finish sentences for you, you’ll need to do a bit of basic setup.

  1. If you’re on iOS, download the Google app… Continue reading