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open community

[′ō·pən kə′myü·nəd·ē]
(ecology)
A community which other organisms readily colonize because some niches are unoccupied.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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'IBM's continued efforts to enable the open community with enterprise-grade hardware designs provides welcome flexibility and choice to NVIDIA's community of more than 1.3 million active developers worldwide.'
Nash has also cleverly introduced the concept of an open community, allowing app developers to invite their peers to participate in Tapdaq and benefit from the boost.
Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) said it is working to advance industry adoption of network functions virtualization (NFV), the consolidation of carrier network functions across distributed industry standard servers by creating the CloudBand Ecosystem Program, the first open community of service providers, developers and vendors adopting NFV.
Summary: Beirut Street Photographers is an open community whose main objective is to act as a platform where fledgling photographers can network.
He will also showcase NEC's research activities and share the importance of an open community for the development of the SDN market, along with predictions for the future.
In addition, I assess various successes and challenges faced by Zambia's largest community school organization, (Zambia Open Community Schools or ZOCS) analyzing perceptions, expectations and outcomes of schooling among students, teachers, and representatives of agencies who work directly or indirectly with ZOCS specifically and other community schools more generally.
It is disappointing that despite our efforts to encourage open community dialogue with government agencies, our work is undermined by the FBI's continuous use of questionable tactics, such as data mapping, infiltration of mosques with agents' provocateur, and the continued use of unconstitutional surveillance operations.
I'm also glad to read that council housing officials have backed down on their crazy ideas to turn the sheltered housing private common room into an open community centre or social club.
Any open community may suddenly find itself with undesirable members eager to be part of the buzz surrounding a "social media fail."
The district is seeking applicants to serve in an open community member position on the new charter school board.
Choice of pilot communities: Chinese residential communities usually can be divided into two types: closed community and non-closed community (hereinafter referred to as open community).
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