PowerRay is an underwater drone for filmmakers or fishermen

The creator of the PowerEgg, an ovoid flying robot, has begun accepting orders for its newest creation, a submersible camera drone for home use. Dubbed the PowerRay, the waterproof device can find, attract and record fish. It operates at a depth of 30 meters, or about 98 feet, for up to four hours at a…

Courts Are Using AI to Sentence Criminals. That Must Stop Now

There is a stretch of highway through the Ozark Mountains where being data-driven is a hazard. WIRED OPINION About Jason Tashea (@justicecodes), a writer and technologist based in Baltimore, is the founder of Justice Codes, a criminal justice and technology consultancy. Heading from Springfield, Missouri, to Clarksville, Arkansas, navigation apps recommend the Arkansas 43. While…

Sigur Rós launches a weed candy because their music is best enjoyed stoned

Gum drops have never been so soothing now that Icelandic rock band Sigur Rós has its own line of cannabis gummies. The band’s earthy, ephemeral tunes will be even more chill after the “Wild Sigurberry” THC-infused gum drops are released next week. The group teamed up with cannabis retailer Lord Jones to create the medicated…

After vote to kill privacy rules, users try to “pollute” their Web history

Getty Images | Gary Waters reader comments While the US government is giving ISPs free rein to track their customers’ Internet usage for purposes of serving personalized advertisements, some Internet users are determined to fill their browsing history with junk so ISPs can’t discover their real browsing habits. Scripts and browser extensions might be able to fill your…