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The Beauty of Patent Drawings

There is something beautiful, delicate and wonderfully technical about patent drawings. Commonly brought up on Your Gal Friday episodes these patents not only key history evidence but insight to an inventors skill and genius. Maria Beasley – Life Raft Marie Van Brittan Brown – Home Security System Josephine Cochrane – Automatic Dishwasher Mary Phelps Jacob […]

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Hedy Lamarr – Your Gal Friday

On this week’s episode we are talking about a gal who was promoted by Louis B. Mayer as “the world’s most beautiful woman.” Her patent, with George Antheil, is the blueprint for a technology we all use today.  It’s called Frequency Hopping and it’s used in cell phones, blue tooth and in wifi. Click here for the […]