About the Author
Leo's nephew Philip Sherman cherished his uncle, and this biography is warm and full of personal childhood memories. Philip attended Midwood High School and Cornell University and received his PhD from Yale University, earning degrees in electrical engineering. He worked at Sperry Gyroscope, Bell Telephone Laboratories, and Xerox Corporation. He published early textbooks on computer programming in the 1960s to the 1980s.
He noted, "It was a wonderful experience to relive my relationship with my uncle and learn so many stories about his life."