Edward Snowden claims he remembers a pre-surveillance internet. That can't be true since Intelligence agencies have been keeping tabs on the internet since before he was even born. In fact, they were instrumental in creating it.
After WW2, the roads were for getting to work and the water was pure leisure time. This "water-mobile" of 1947 was imagined to provide the best of both, with an enormous six-wheeled amphibious vehicle.