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Olga Holtz on the Multi-Talented Hedy Lamarr

Did you know film icon Hedy Lamarr invented the technology behind cellphones? True story. She wanted to help defeat the Nazis, but her scientific contribution was ignored. Decades later the full impact of her work was realized when her patent led to the creation of Wi-Fi, bluetooth, and smartphone technology.

In this video, filmmaker and mathematician Olga Holtz tells the dazzling story of how “the most beautiful woman alive” was admired for her looks, but ignored for her intellect.

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