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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    "machines whose interests don't include us"

    He wants to bring more attention to a future in which mankind might be at the mercy of "machines that are not malicious, but machines whose interests don't include us."

    He said that advanced technology could be a threat when computers start to direct resources towards their own goals,at the expense of human concerns like environmental sustainability.

    More: Will machines kill mankind? Cambridge academics want to know - News - Gadgets & Tech - The Independent

    Do the underlined parts share/have the same meaning?

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    Re: "machines whose interests don't include us"

    Not exactly. The second is the start of a process; the first is a later stage.

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