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"Do we know if he had a blue tooth?" The viking namesake behind wireless tech Bluetooth

It may be surprising to some that the namesake and symbol of wireless technology Bluetooth was in...

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15.36 8 May 2024


"Do we know if he had a blue tooth?" The viking namesake behind wireless tech Bluetooth


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15.36 8 May 2024


It may be surprising to some that the namesake and symbol of wireless technology Bluetooth was inspired by a real viking.

But how did the Nordic warrior become the name of a huge technological development? And did he have a blue tooth?

Professor Poul Holm of Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin joined Seán to share the life of Blue Tooth the Viking. 


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