...with a ray shielded operators platform and the feeling that the whole room IS the machine.
Would have loved that. Although actually I'd have wanted to see something even more "primitive" or robust: a vault with a heavy door that is closed and painstakingly sealed before the operators staying safely outside dare press the appropriate buttons.
Then again, the more one emphasizes the danger posed by the machinery, the less sense it makes to have the other
end of the process be wholly unshielded...