Around the Farm

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

The world’s safe haven needs an upgrade

The U.S. Treasury market came close to a meltdown in March, revealing a rickety system that threatens “national economic security,” a Stanford professor says.

Stanford Earth —

Images from a fraught year

Stanford Earth’s 2020 photo contest drew 156 photographs from faculty, students, and staff. The images captured experiences coping with COVID-19 and more, as well as close encounters with nature from activities before the pandemic.

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies —

Society needs to adapt to a world of widespread disinformation

Renée DiResta is leading the fight against online disinformation. On the World Class podcast, she describes what it’s like to expose malign actors in the emerging world of ceaseless propaganda and conspiracy theories.

Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence —

What is computation’s role in neuroscience?

William Newsome of the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute discusses motivation, consciousness and the fascinating challenges of computational neuroscientists.’