one of the evolution sucess of the humans is the ability to predict the future. if a lion see the foot prints of a prey then it does nopt track them unless it can actually smell the trail. the human will see the tracks and predict that if they follow them they will find the deer. this ability to work out a future sequence that may happen is the reason the humans are so sucessfull and inventive
always wonder why all the research into walking type robotics they are so complex that the only justification is to further development of robotics in a more sensible form. in my house i could count some 10 robotic devices from th etoaster to the hot water system. all have some sensing device that relieves me of the chore of watching the toast befor it burns and turning the hot water off befor it boils over. even my microwave tells me off when i ignore it.