Say you're planning on watching the Oscars, but because you have Tivo, you just set it to record. I mean, how really wants to sit through all those commercials?
So, you set it to record. But you don't think, hmmm, they might run over the designated time slot, let me record the next show just in case. Because it is supremely annoying when you miss the last 2 minutes of a show; since that scenario has happened before, you should be able to foresee and avoid this particular quandary.
But, you don't. And you miss the awards for Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Picture.
Technology has made you complacent, and you pay the price.