Boeing has built 14 Dreamliners thus far. And yesterday, it let some media folks pad around in the one plane whose interior most resembles the

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Boeing Dreamliner Viciously Murders Window Shade in Name of Technological Progress

Boeing has built 14 Dreamliners thus far. And yesterday, it let some media folks pad around in the one plane whose interior most resembles the final product. What sweet new features did they find?

Glowing ceilings. Toilets that flush with a wave of your hand. And the death of the window shade.

Above, watch as a Boeing rep shows off the new electronic dimmer. And let us be the first to make the obvious point: cool as the automation may be, there's something to be said for being able to completely shut out the world outside, rather than just shading it all a Na'vi blue.

 
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