Kick-Start Your Week With a Quote!

 

swe quote #2

 

 

Hedy Lamarr, born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, (9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000) was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor. During her film career, Lamarr co-invented the technology for spread spectrum and frequency hopping communications. This new technology became important to America’s military during World War II because it was used in controlling torpedoes. Those inventions have more recently been incorporated into Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology, and led to her being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014. [Read More]

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 This post is part of an ongoing series to provide quotations and information from famous individuals and note their impacts on society in their time. Stay up to date on all weekly quotes, posted every Monday!
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Author: samofwinterfell

I'm a 21 year old Chemical Engineer in training at Purdue, excited to be in Houston this Spring.

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