Essentially, open source software is software that allows users to inspect, change and share the source code of the program. Instead of passive consumers of a program, users become part of a community to which they can choose to contribute if they are capable and inclined. The difference from everyday consumer culture, where shoppers simply line up to buy products that are already in their final form, and it is almost never expected that shoppers will actually try to open up or modify those products.
Find out more about the open source idea and how it is transforming human interaction in this week's GRTV Backgrounder.
Open source pushes for revolutionary and efficient end product production and delivery.
But the starting point is more critical, "Open Course" is the foundation for changing the way we educate ourselves,, any subject, anywhere, anytime. Open course will be bring many more creative individuals, with a broader knowledge base,, to Open source projects,
Community pharmacists are the health professionals most accessible to the public. They supply medicines in accordance with a prescription or, when legally permitted, sell them without a prescription. In addition to ensuring an accurate supply of appropriate products, their professional activities also cover counselling of patients at the time of dispensing of prescription and non-prescription drugs, drug information to health professionals, patients and the general public, and participation in health-promotion programmes. They maintain links with other health professionals in primary health care.