Alongside all the successes of science in the Covid era, the pandemic has also sparked an outbreak of viral misinformation and sloppy research, revealing the glaring flaws in our scientific system.
The speed of science
Critics of scientific reform say that transparency comes at the cost of speed. What can disciplines learn from each other to break away from this crisis?
How I learned to stop worrying and love the debt
Protecting people’s health during the pandemic will increase debt, but the economic consensus is that we shouldn’t be concerned.
Why tech cannot escape expensive housing
As rental prices continue to climb in San Francisco, tech firms have looked to relocate in other cities. Without major housing reforms, the next Silicon Valley will face the same fate.
How Covid brought the future back
Crises upend plans, force people to re-evaluate their priorities, and bring into focus new goals. Financial markets give us hints of what we can expect from the aftermath of Covid-19.
A place in the sun
While rents have been soaring for years in urban areas around the world, one Australian city has weathered the storm. What can the world learn from the experiences of Sydney?
What ails the social sciences
Bad incentives, muddled theory and no practical use. The condition of the social sciences has been blamed on a great variety of things; what’s really at fault and how do we know?