ACM Queue - TiVo-lution - DVR services have taken off in recent years. TiVo's cofounder discusses the method behind the magic.: "As we began implementation of the TiVo service, we kept these ideas in mind. Our goal was giving viewers a new level of control over their television viewing, while keeping within the context of consumer expectations of a television experience.
In this article I touch on many design facets of the iceberg that is the TiVo service, and the tip of that iceberg most people think of when they hear the name TiVo is the TiVo DVR (digital video recorder)."
ACM Queue finally posted the TiVo article -- check it out.