A guide to the future of the internet

A guide to the future of the internet

Summary: Last week we looked at the history of the internet in Australia. It's been around for 20 years and changed our lives in so many ways. Imagine what it could do given another 20 years.

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Last week we looked at the history of the internet in Australia. It's been around for 20 years and changed our lives in so many ways. Imagine what it could do given another 20 years.

This week we look into the future and see what the technology will do and its influence on society, business and government.

To help us peer into the future we'll hear from:

  • Simon Hackett, managing director of Internode
  • Kevin Bloch, the Australian CTO at Cisco
  • Media analyst Peter Cox
  • Nicholas Gruen, chair of the Government 2.0 Taskforce

Give us your wildest predictions in the Talkback section below.

Topics: Browser, Apps, Big Data, Broadband, Government AU, Telcos, Tech Industry

About

Phil Dobbie has a wealth of radio and business experience. He started his career in commercial radio in the UK and, since coming to Australia in 1991, has held senior marketing and management roles with Telstra, OzEmail, the British Tourist Authority and other telecommunications, media, travel and advertising businesses.

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  • My prediction.

    Well we wil get our lightning fast NBN into every home & then the government will turn on their moronic white elephant of an internet filter and slow the NBN down to a crawl with aussies then experiencing 56k modem speeds on broadband at outrageous prices.

    Not to mention free speech will be dead & the Australian internet more heavily censored than the internet available to the communist chinese.
    anonymous