At one extreme, imagine genetically engineered minds devoid of conscience or empathy and at the same time highly calculating and ruthless in the pursuit of their own desires.
Whatever the reason, his public persona seems guarded and calculating and his repeated protestations of humility usually fall flat.
So our military has to be very shrewd, very calculating and I think that they are laying out those plans.
He paused for a moment, with a spreading calculating smile designed to draw the others in.
Both of these ladies bided their time and proved to be quite calculating and ruthless.
They're cunning, they're devious, they're calculating .
Clearly the robots take the long-term view on this one, as they would, what with being utilitarian calculating machines designed for the preservation of life.
Strydom was at his shrewd and most calculating best.
It was decidedly hard to do with Mr Cunningham's cold, judging, calculating eyes were staring at us.
This is not the undertaking of a benevolent nation helping another in the spirit of friendship and trust, but a cold calculating act designed to crush the human spirit and bring about the death of hope.