I wouldn't call it a Oracle or anything silly like that People like Bill Gates have the ability to see a product and jump years ahead of what it COULD be. I don't recall the name of the person (maybe it was Da Vinci) but he had plans for helicopters and tanks 200+ years before the technology was even there to start attempts.
Some people just look at the world in the future rather than the present. Those are the people who revolutionize our world. This is just another example