Originally Posted by Herpestidae
There are, however, computers whose job it is to hover their metaphorical thumb over the red button, and push it if a threat is detected. And might confuse the sunrise for a nuclear strike and order a preemptive counterstrike*.
*This actually happened. Luckily, a person was there to double-check.
And always should be. Having a computer have total oversight is just asking for disaster.