13 vintage photos of Old Hollywood icon Hedy Lamarr:
"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
Hedy Lamarr~actress and mathematically talented, Lamarr also co-invented — with composer George Antheil — an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.
sparklejamesysparkle: “ “Every time you send a text, Hedy Lamarr gets her wings.” The spectacular Hedy Lamarr: actress, legendary beauty, inventor. Hedy and co-inventor George Antheil received their patent for frequency-hopping spread spectrum...
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.