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January 31, 2000 | GARY CHAPMAN, Gary Chapman is director of The 21st Century Project at the University of Texas at Austin. He can be reached at gary.chapman@mail.utexas.edu
The obituaries for movie actress Hedy Lamarr, who died at her home in Florida on Jan. 19 at age 86, all mentioned the fact that she co-invented an important technology for radio communications called "frequency hopping." But none of the obituaries described the significance of her invention for current and emerging technologies, or the fact that her intellectual breakthrough will fuel the next great boom in Internet use.
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January 31, 2001 | NANCY KINSEY NEEDHAM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Thousands of scripts, recordings and other memorabilia from the Golden Age of Radio--stored now in a concrete basement in Hollywood--will be added to the extensive display at the Thousand Oaks Library, creating one of the most expansive collections in the world. "The American Radio Archives is an awesome amenity to have in our own backyard," said Thousand Oaks Deputy City Manager Scott Mitnick. "Our collection already brings people from all over the world."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 2001 | NANCY KINSEY NEEDHAM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Thousands of scripts, recordings and other memorabilia from the Golden Age of Radio--stored now in a concrete basement in Hollywood--will be added to the extensive display at the Thousand Oaks Library, creating one of the most expansive collections in the world. "The American Radio Archives is an awesome amenity to have in our own backyard," said Thousand Oaks Deputy City Manager Scott Mitnick. "Our collection already brings people from all over the world."
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January 31, 2000 | GARY CHAPMAN, Gary Chapman is director of The 21st Century Project at the University of Texas at Austin. He can be reached at gary.chapman@mail.utexas.edu
The obituaries for movie actress Hedy Lamarr, who died at her home in Florida on Jan. 19 at age 86, all mentioned the fact that she co-invented an important technology for radio communications called "frequency hopping." But none of the obituaries described the significance of her invention for current and emerging technologies, or the fact that her intellectual breakthrough will fuel the next great boom in Internet use.
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