On 2/19/15, Kevin Kelly wrote in a message entitled
They ought to set one up in the UC Davis bee lab. You used to be able to stop in there and watch the bees through a glass cover do their pollen-directional dance.
If this really does work and doesn’t get clogged, it’s revolutionary. To not have to mess with extractors would be a boon for a family-sized bee colony.”
Then Kevin emailed again:
“That crazy honey extractor has raised $ 2.5 million so far and counting.
If it does not work a lot of folks will be disappointed.
But I tell ya, Kickstarter-style crowd funding is very powerful.