Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia’s most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two).
Predicting the future of technology is a mysterious craft. Extrapolating on existing trends is often a safe bet, but the near constant invention of new technologies makes even the most educated long term forecast shaky.