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"Mr. President, Sign My iPad"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 26 2010

Image credit: Sylvester Cann

Sylvester Cann is commemorating being most likely the very first person to grab President Obama's signature on an iPad with a new website dedicated to the moment, reports CNN's Emanuella Grinberg. Cann found himself at a University of Washington rally last week sans pen. (Kids: pens were once a human tool that contained ink, like printer cartridges, and could be used to make markings on paper.) He was, however, packing an iPad, equipped with Adobe's free Ideas app. "I said 'you can sign it with your finger,'" reported Cann in Grinberg's piece, "and I showed him how to do it in the corner." Making that little squiggle in the bottom right evidence of a presidential lesson in the future of touch-screen communications.