Today is Inventors’ Day!

9 November, 2011

A day to celebrate those who invent, especially those who do not do so professionally.  This date (9th Nov) was chosen as it is the birthday of the actress Hedy Lamarr, who also was an amateur inventor and whose idea for frequency hoppinglater formed part of the foundation for modern

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr

cell phone technology.

So, if you have a favorite amateur inventor or invention, share it!  Or a favorite invention in general!  Let us get inspiration and ideas out there for people to build off of.  More inventions are better!

For me, there is so much wonderful modern technology, I have trouble narrowing it down.  But computers have certainly made my life better.

There is an  official website for Inventors’ Day if you wish to learn more.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons and is in the public domain.

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