OK, this cracked me up, but it will be practical for some people with maker skills.
This guy had a situation where he had a 3-D printer that ran in the garage and he had to go out to the garage prep the device, go back into the house and do something on the computer, and then go back out to the garage again just to push the start button.
So he took a rubber cast of his own finger, attached it to a servo with an ESP8266 that has Wi-Fi connectivity and looks like a WeMo pocket socket to Alexa, and Walla! Alexa enabled button pusher.
Check it out: