Hedy Lamarr was a prominent Austrian actress who fled rising fascism and a controlling husband to London in 1937. She settled in American to pursue acting. During World War 2, she and George Antheil developed the technology that forms the basis for WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS.
- Alice George. "Thank This World War II-Era Film Star for Your Wi-Fi." Smithsonian. (https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/thank-world-war-ii-era-film-star-your-wi-fi-180971584/)
- Colleen Cheslak. "Hedy Lamarr." National Women's History Museum (https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/hedy-lamarr)