August 11 Saints of the Day – Euplus of Catania and Clare of Assisi

On this day in 1942, actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil received a patent for a frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication system (say that five times fast) that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones and Wi-Fi. She was fully clothed. Euplus (d. 304) was an archdeacon in Catania, which is in… Continue reading August 11 Saints of the Day – Euplus of Catania and Clare of Assisi