"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
Vintage hollywood | Hedy Lamarr, old Hollywood by Mooky AND she was an inventor
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"I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away." 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.
Austrian actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr, wearing a 'peacock dress' in a promotional photo for the movie 'Samson and Delilah' (1949)
Hedy Lamarr in "Ziegfeld Girl". 1941. Wardrobe by Adrian.
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...