A Personal Note: Visit to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

I visited the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Columbus, Ohio (United States) today.  Here I am:

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Here I am in the tropical island section in front of a Dale Chihuly glass sculpture (the bright orange thing that looks like a monster from a 1950’s atomic horror movie).

Tropical Island Section
Tropical Island Section

I will probably post some more pictures and maybe some video later.

(C) 2017 John F. McGowan, Ph.D.

About the Author

John F. McGowan, Ph.D. solves problems using mathematics and mathematical software, including developing gesture recognition for touch devices, video compression and speech recognition technologies. He has extensive experience developing software in C, C++, MATLAB, Python, Visual Basic and many other programming languages. He has been a Visiting Scholar at HP Labs developing computer vision algorithms and software for mobile devices. He has worked as a contractor at NASA Ames Research Center involved in the research and development of image and video processing algorithms and technology. He has published articles on the origin and evolution of life, the exploration of Mars (anticipating the discovery of methane on Mars), and cheap access to space. He has a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a B.S. in physics from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

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