What seems to us humans to be a very simple and everyday activity can be a real challenge for robots. Making coffee, cleaning apartments, climbing stairs, folding laundry or assembling an IKEA chair are no big challenges for us. However, robots reach their limits here. The following examples illustrate how robots have difficulties with such everyday situations.
On the other hand, we are already massively outpaced by machines for typically rational tasks. When calculating algebraic formulas, Wolfram Alpha beats us in every respect or DeepL translates faster and often better than a person trained with C2-Diplom (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - CEFR).
Hans Moravec’s “landscape of human competence” where elevation represents difficulty for computers, and the rising sea level represents what computers are able to do.