Maybe soon the President will sign laws into effect with multiple iPads. 😉
For industry people who keep up with the daily technology news cycle of incremental feature updates, startup launches, and seed funding stories, it can be easy to lose sight of the big picture of how tech has changed how the world operates. So sometimes, it’s fun to just step back and realize how crazy something that’s happening today would seem to someone who time-traveled from, say, 100 years ago — or even how improbable it would seem to yourself just five years back.
To wit: People are now signing $100 million contracts not with a pen, but with a finger. And it’s not because they’re signing in blood. It’s because they’re using an iPad.
Now, digital signatures are nothing new — surely anyone who has received a UPS package or used a credit card at Walgreens in the past few years has done a similar thing. But when…
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