Years after creating the first successful scuba (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) diving system, Jacques Cousteau spent much of the 60’s and 70’s promoting his osuba (open sea underwater breathing apparatus) diving system. This system was designed to place buoys of condensed oxygen around popular diving spots that anyone could plug into at their own convenience.

Though unsuccessful as a diving system it was the inspiration for open source computer programming as many of the early programmers were huge Cousteau followers.

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