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Hedy Lamarr – the 1940s ‘bombshell’ who helped invent wifi

8 mins | Mar 30, 2018
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Which would be of more help to the war effort? Being a pin-up or an inventor? Pamela Hutchinson, writing in The Guardian, recounts the amazing achievements of Hedy Lamarr, the Hollywood star who helped invent Wi-Fi.
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