An article about late adopters in the NYT today gives us the chance to point and laugh at Olds using dial-up and Netscape, out of tech nostalgia or laziness. "Over nine million" people still use AOL's dial-up, and "tens of millions" rejected Yahoo's recent email re-design, preferring the classic model. However, late adopters, aka "technology laggards," might play an important role, according to tech forecaster Paul Saffo: "They are crucial in pacing the nature of change." [NYT] After the jump: an amusing vintage commercial for the Commodore 64.