Smart Takes

The editor's corner, where the day's headlines are discussed and dissected.


The Morning Briefing: LED advances

"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about LED technology.


In global manufacturing, you're only as good as your partners

Brooklyn-based design duo CW&T designed a pen and funded its production through Kickstarter. Then a look-alike showed up for sale by a partner in the project. Uh oh.


Forget queues: The self-service airport

Will the next step in airports be a fully automated experience?