Originally Posted by Motorcycle Mama
The definition of an ecosystem includes the interaction of a community of living organisms and the non-living factors and elements in the environment.
The definition I saw with this verbiage referred to soil, minerals, water and sun light. That didn't include electronic devices or operating system platforms. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecosystem
Actually it was this. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ecosystem