Happy birthday, Hedy Lamarr

Remembering Hedy Lamarr: Actress, Weapons Systems Developer : NPR:

Here's something you might not have known about World War II. One of the most popular Hollywood actresses of the era was also developing weapons systems for the U.S. Navy. Today would've been the 100th birthday of a true Renaissance woman, Hedy Lamarr.

It's terrible, but every time I read one of these articles about how Hedy Lamarr basically invented the technology behind wifi, all I hear in my head is an indignant Harvey Korman saying "It's Hedley!"

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