Google Doodle for today …. “Hedy Lamarr’s 101st Birthday Google Doodle”!!


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~~November 9, 2015~~ 

GOOGLE DOODLE HONOR HEDY LAMARR

Google honors Hedy Lamarr, inventor of technology behind Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Renaissance woman Hedy Lamarr could not be accused of living a dull life. Even before fleeing her loveless marriage to a Nazi arms dealer to become a Hollywood star, Lamarr had captured international attention as the first female actor to simulate an orgasm in a non-pornographic film.

But none of this, presumably, is why Google has chosen to honor the Austrian-American with a Doodle on what would be her 101st birthday.

“Any girl can be glamorous, all you have to do is stand still and look stupid.”

Hedy Lamarr

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She is remembered for her beauty on the silver screen, but the Hollywood actor spent her nights inventing a weapons communication system that was a precursor to wireless technologies including Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

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Born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler in 1914 in Vienna, Lamarr began acting as a teenager. At the age of 18, she starred in the scandalous 1930’s Czech film Ecstasy, in which she goes skinny dipping then, still completely nude, chases a runaway horse. Later on, she simulates an orgasm – the first female actor to do this in a theatrically-released film.

Married at 19 to a Nazi arms merchant – one of the richest men in Austria – Lamarr was virtually a prisoner in her own home, according to Trina Robbins, author of Hedy Lamarr and a Secret Communication System. It was during this time that Lamarr was first exposed to weapons technology – at numerous dinner parties where she listened to her husband and his guests discuss the technical aspects of weapons design.

She eventually fled the marriage and went to Hollywood, landing a seven-year, $3000-a-week contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. An immediate sensation, the hugely popular actor starred in films including Tortilla Flat, Lady of the Tropics, Boom Town, and Samson and Delilah.

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http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/

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~Hedy Lamarr’s 101st Birthday Google Doodle~

~Published on Nov 8, 2015~

Animated Google Doodle celebrating the 101st birthday of Inventor and Hollywood star, Hedy Lamarr.

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