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November 9, 2014 AT 7:31 pm

Happy 100th birthday Hedy Lamarr, the inventor who made the wireless internet possible

Hedy-Lamarr

Happy 100th birthday Hedy Lamarr, the inventor who made the wireless internet possible.

Hedy Lamarr, whose acting career spanned Hollywood’s golden age of the forties and fifties, was widely regarded as one of the most beautiful women to grace the silver screen.

However she was much, much more than just a pretty face. As an inventor, Hedy Lamarr was responsible for developing the technology that underpins today’s wireless networks.


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