Al Schneider graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit with a BS in Physics in 1969. Most of his life was spent as a professional programmer concentrating on industrial and scientific applications. His first love in life is the study of quantum physics. Other pursuits included religion, magic, karate, sword fighting, skiing, and golf. He has published many books on magic deception and some on computers and new age information. Two books of distinction are New Age Quantum Physics and Reincarnation A-Z w/o BS, available on Amazon.com. Al has lectured at many magic conventions and at Embedded Systems Conferences on computers. He is now retired, living in Rice Lake, Wisc.