Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny

Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny doesn’t exactly flow off the tongue unless you are familiar with scientific terminology.  However, what appears to be a somewhat intimidating phrase is actually marvelously succinct and elegant. Ontogeny is “the development or course...

Hello, World

A few weeks ago I came to the realization that I was not actively learning anything new.  I’ve been at my job for almost twenty months.  The first twelve months were mostly spent cleaning up data and procedures left in disarray by my retiring predecessor.  The...