The Filan Cabinet


An interview podcast where I, Daniel Filan, interview guests about topics I'm interested in, with the aim of clarifying how the guest understands that topic.

28 April 2023

Episode 11 - Divia Eden and Ronny Fernandez on the orthogonality thesis

In this episode, Divia Eden and Ronny Fernandez talk about the (strong) orthogonality thesis - that arbitrarily smart intelligences can be paired with arbitrary goals, without additional complication beyond that of specifying the goal - with light prompting from me. Topics they touch on include:

YouTube link

Divia’s twitter account

Divia’s podcast

Ronny’s twitter account

Arbital page for the orthogonality thesis

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