Follow

On this date in innovation history:

Hedy Lamarr receives a patent with composer George Antheil in 1942 for her invention of frequency hopping wireless communication technology, which is the basis of all cellphone & wifi technologies today.

In 1997, the Electronic Frontier Foundation gave her its prestigious Pioneer Award, three years before her death in Orlando, Florida on January 19, 2000 at age 86.

jwa.org/thisweek/aug/11/1942/a

@ChicagoScott - ah, yes --- the old multi frequency spectrum hopping communications strategy. remember it quite well.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
QuodVerum Forum

Those who label words as violence do so with the sole purpose of justifying violence against words.