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Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr

Austrian-american actress and co-inventor of an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping

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November 9, 1914
Hedy Lamarr was born.

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Jacob Aron
August 24, 2021
New Scientist
Actor and the inventor of a wireless communications technique still in use today
Jason Cross
April 7, 2021
Macworld
Apple has a lot of original content on the way for its subscription streaming video service. Here's what you'll soon (and eventually) be able to watch.
Michelle Konstantinovsky
March 6, 2021
HowStuffWorks
Hedy Lamarr's twin passions were acting and inventing. During World War II, she came up with a secret communication system that paved the way for technology like WiFi and GPS. But for decades, people thought this was an urban legend.
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