Remembering Hedy Lamarr, the Hollywood Star Who Helped Make Wi-Fi

Inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr would be 100 years old today, which is a perfect excuse to celebrate her contributions to the field of wireless communications. Lamarr was best known in her lifetime for her job as an MGM film star in the 1930s and 1940s, often playing a smoky-eyed glamor girl. But her most impressive… »11/09/14 2:20pm11/09/14 2:20pm

Saturday Night Social: Everything Belongs To Hedy Lamarr

Happy Birthday, Hedy Lamarr! You knew she was one of the world's most beautiful actresses, but did you know she was also an inventor? Lamarr and composer George Antheil, invented one of the most “most celebrated” frequency hopping thingamabobs and in 1942, then received U.S. Patent 2,292,387 for their "Secret… »11/09/13 6:30pm11/09/13 6:30pm