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Actress Hedy Lamarr was also a mathematician and the inventor of frequency hopping spread spectrum, a technology still used for bluetooth and wifi. Thanks to LGBT Equality World Wide for the share!

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"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles." Hedy Lamarr

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L'ancienne cour -thelingerieaddict: valentinovamp: Hedy Lamarr... -

Hedy Lamar ~ At the beginning of WWII, with composer George Antheil, Lamarr developed spread spectrum and frequency hopping technology to defeat the threat of jamming Allied guided torpedoes by the Axis. Though the US Navy did not adopt the technology until the 1960s, the principles of their work are now incorporated into modern Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology, and this work led to her being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2001.

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Hedy Lamarr // I truly believe that Hedy Lamarr was the most stunning women to ever walk the earth. Beautiful!

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¿Qué pinta Hedy Lamarr en tu wifi?

Hedy Lamarr - not only was she gorgeous, she was also an engineer and inventor. My kind of lady

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18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World

Hedy Lamarr ~ Austrian/American actress and mathematician, the principles of her inventions are now incorporated into modern Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology, and she was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Hedy Lamarr. Did you know she was really, really smart? And a creator and holds patents? She acted to support her ideas.

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“Hedy Lamarr Invented Precursor to Wireless Technology”

Reference: http://images2.fanpop.com/images/photos/6900000/Hedy-Lamarr-classic-movies-6996216-1351-1674.jpg

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Hedy Lamarr by Laszlo Willinger, 1940. I love Hedy Lamarr as a figure; not only was she drop-dead gorgeous, she was also an inventor! (We owe her a piece of technology that could be called the grandaddy of wi-fi)

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