Hedy Lamarr was an inventor who filed dozens of patents for inventions, most notably one for a secret communications system and frequency hopping. It wasn’t implemented by the United States military until the 1960’s. Hedy wasn’t recognized for her intellect until the nature of her work was declassified in the freedom of information act in the 1990’s.

Her invention was the foundation for what would later become WiFi.

Also on this page, we get another call back to one of my favorite throw away visual gags from the brilliant, personally influential Billy Wilder movie, The Apartment.

Only one last call back to it, I promise.