I'm not sure that Curt A. Monash has a truly clear crystal ball. Still, this opinion piece at Computerworld.com is thoughtful and may in fact reflect the future.
What is certain is that flash memory is going to change the way we compute and manage our data. The only question is how. Flash memory has had it's capabilities increased , of late, and this will only continue. Durability is improving. Read/write speeds are increasing, too, and are now competitive with hard drives.
We're going to benefit from these changes in many ways. Watching it happen will be interesting. Reaping the benefits will be gratifying.