One of my favorite podcasts, You Must Remember This, has a great episode about Hedy Lamarr. Though she is a very glamorous actress, perhaps one of her best achievements is the technology that led to me being able to write this post today: inventing “a radio-control technology meant for 1940s-era torpedoes, which would ultimately pave the way for cell phones, wifi, bluetooth, and drone warfare.”

This episode goes into that and some of the more hollywood side of her history in Star Wars III: Hedy Lamar.