You’re thirsty and with a group of your peers. You have a rather flimsy red cup full of cola in front of you. You want to pick it up, and drink, without spilling it down your front and embarrassing yourself. This is an extraordinarily hard task that robots, without a lot of specialized programming, will surely fail.
How does your brain know how to lift it smoothly without spilling on your first try? Outline the information that the robot would need to accomplish this astonishing feat