Bunch of people making the same point (of course we knew it already and didn’t need to wait for the iPad, but the iPad is the harbinger of the coming gloom):
Aaron S: “Is Apple Evil?”
Mark Pilgrim: “Tinkerer’s Sunset”
The iPad is the iPrius: Your Computer Consumerized
Geomblog: Could the IPad make computer science obsolete ?
Of course, we always knew this was going to happen, and I have seen people before my time talk about PEEK and POKE on their Commodore 64s, but still…