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Obama Campaign Co-Chair Eva Longoria Gets Schooled

wolfpat Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 6:01 AM
Oh for the good old days when Hollywood actresses were as intelligent as Hedy Lamarr.
DB07 Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 12:44 PM
"femail"
As opposed to "mail" engineers I suppose... first mistake today though!
DB07 Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 12:43 PM
I knew NONE of that about Hedly (that's HEDY!) Lamarr. Very impressive, and back in a time when there were few femail engineers.
Charles SWVA Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 8:43 AM
She also patented "frequency jumping", used on a US Navy radar I helped design and produce in the 1960s.
SteveL2 Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 8:01 AM
Actually, her most significant patent was for frequency-hopping radio transmission. The militaries of several major powers including the U.S. used that technique for jam-resistant radio communication.
Pistol Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 6:30 AM
Hedy Lamarr held patents, if my memory serves, on accelerometers which enabled the Norden bombsight and the computing gunsight in the P-51. There were a few very capable actresses then, and there are a few now, but Hedy approaches unique as an engineer.

Liberal celebrities want all of the adoration that social media engagement has to offer -- but none of the accountability that actual engagement requires. For the Hollywood elite, it's "do as they say, not as they tweet." But actress and outspoken Obama campaign co-chair Eva Longoria learned a hard lesson this week on Twitter:

 

Conservatives online are mad as hell and aren't taking it anymore.

On Tuesday night after the second presidential debate, Longoria shared a "retweet" from one of her 4.4-plus million followers on the micro-blogging network. "I have no idea why any...