Women in tech history: Hedy Lamarr — Hitler, Hollywood, and Wi-Fi

Jennifer Harrison
Apr 5 · 8 min read

Publicity photo for Comrade X, public domain
Publicity photo for Comrade X, public domain

Having Hitler for dinner

The escape

Hedy Lamarr in Lady of the Tropics. Image: trailer screenshot, public domain


A figure from the 1942 patent. Image: Flickr/Floor, distributed under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

It’s all around us

Scared money

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Science, tech, games, LGBTQIA, feminism etc. If you like my work maybe buy me a coffee? https://www.gofundme.com/f/pay-to-destroy-jens-face

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