We’ll soon be able to sell our personal data for cash. But should we? In this story for Slate, I explore the complicated ethics of a newly emerging market for the most intimate details of our lives. Carbon farming could hold massive potential for pulling CO2 from the atmosphere and sequestering it in the soil. I wrote for Noozhawk about a group of environmentalists and ranchers in Santa Barbara, who are pioneering techniques to spread it around the world. The Alhecama Theatre is a landmark in downtown Santa Barbara. It used to be a mecca for artists. But to save the historic building, conservationists drove the artists out. Now, the city hopes to find a way to bring them back.