one of xkcd's most amusing comics is this one:
Bre Pettis and Adam Cecchetti took this one step further by actually making a sudo make me a sandwich robot this weekend:
it's amazingly shiny. if you just tell it to make a sandwich, it tells you to make it yourself. if you have superuser privileges, then very soon you will have a tasty grilled cheese sandwich. it's brilliant!
we need something like this at pumping station: one.