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We have heard so much about how music and the arts inspired the greatest brains on earth and here is probably THE most inspiring example we have, an actress born in 1914 and the inventor of today´s most important social technology WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth!
Hedy Lamarr: born 1914 Movie star, inventor of WiFi, GPS and BLUETOOTH
Music and the arts have so much in common with technology that I could not resist posting today´s Googlesdoddle on Hedy Lamarr born 1914 actress and inventor
The glamorous movie star by day, was, by night, the lonely immigrant channeling an inner Thomas Edison."She set aside one room in her home, had a drafting table installed with the proper lighting, and the proper tools - had a whole wall in the room of engineering reference books." That, Rhodes said, was where she "invented."
It was a hobby that remained obscured in the shadow of her celebrity - one she rarely revealed, even to her own son, Anthony Loder: "She was such a creative person, I mean, nonstop solution-finding. If you talked about a problem, she had a solution.
Hedy Lamarr: born 1914 Movie star, inventor of WiFi, GPS and BLUETOOTH http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hedy-lamarr-movie-star-inventor-of-wifi/
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