Hedy Lamarr (an Austro-American actress and inventor) wearing an evening dress with a cartweel hat, long gloves and neckband - i pinned this pic because her professions are very impressive i mean who can be an actress and an inventor at the same time (;A;) so awesome
Hedy Lamarr by Laszlo Willinger, 1940. I love Hedy Lamarr as a figure; not only was she drop-dead gorgeous, she was also an inventor! (We owe her a piece of technology that could be called the grandaddy of wi-fi)
Hedy Lamarr in Ziegfeld Girl. She and composer George Antheil invented an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.
Hedy Lamarr actress and inventor. In the 40s Lamarr co-created a device that would make America's radio-guided torpedoes harder to detect. The patent was submitted in 1942 but the idea was not implemented until 1962 when it was used by US ships during the blockade of Cuba. Lamarr's invention later formed the basis for modern Wi-Fi networks.