Ecosystems

An ecosystem is a community of living organisms (plants, animals and microbes) in conjunction with the nonliving components of their environment (things like air, water and mineral soil), interacting as a system. These biotic and abiotic components are regarded as linked together through nutrient cycles and energy flows. As ecosystems are defined by the network of interactions among organisms, and between organisms and their environment, they can be of any size but usually encompass specific, limited spaces (although some scientists say that the entire planet is an ecosystem).Energy, water, nitrogen and soil minerals are other essential abiotic components of an ecosystem.
Posts about Ecosystems
  • 7 videos from the inaugural MarTech of August 2014

    … of the first day of the conference, describing why marketing technologists are sexier than data scientists and how we’ve reached a tipping point in this new profession: Erik Brynjolfsson’s keynote on The Second Machine Age Erik Brynjolfsson, co-author of The New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age (read my review), delivers the truly “big…

    Scott Brinker/ Chief Marketing Technologistin YouTube- 27 readers -
  • Revived EveryBlock Looking to Work With Community News Sites

    … data is in EveryBlock, users can decide what they want to see and what they don’t. Basically, we allow users to decide for themselves what higher-value data is to them. An additional goal is to ensure that EveryBlock emerges as indispensable tool for information gathering. In contrast to closed ecosystems that predominated the 1.0 hyperlocal news…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 16 readers -
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