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How a disastrous debut and an unhappy marriage gave us WiFi (almost) 0

How a disastrous debut and an unhappy marriage gave us WiFi (almost)

In June 1941, Hedy Kiesler Markey and George Antheil filed patent number 2,292,387 for a “Secret Communication System”. The object of the invention was to provide a relatively simple and reliable method of secret...

Bitten by a cittern 1

Bitten by a cittern

I was supposed to be working on a blog today about the secret history of Easter eggs. However a “kind” friend has lent me a cittern to play with over the long weekend. A cittern is a...