Silver was born in San Antonio, Texas. He majored in chemistry at Arizona State University, earning a B.S. in 1962, then earned a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1966, before taking a position as a Senior Chemist in 3M's Central Research Labs.
While working away
Silver created an adhesive that was actually weaker than what already existed
It stuck to objects but could be pulled off easily
Years later a colleague spread the substance on little pieces of paper to mark his books, and the idea was born.
Im going to write my name
Nowadays the post-it notes are really important because it will help you to remember important days like birthdays or exams, also to be more organized