I make jokes. I do scientist. I make jokes while doing science.
I think this means it went well.
A few elder-statesmen of quantum theory gathered together while a handful of students listened in eagerly. Paraphrasing, one of them—quite seriously—said, “I don’t think any of the interpretations are logically consistent… but there is this ‘transactional interpretation’, where influences come from the future, that might be the only consistent one.” The students nodded their heads in agreement—I walked away.
Coffee… mostly, I drink coffee.
Why Quantum Physics for Babies? This is the most common question I get and, I must admit, the answer is not as reasoned as you might expect from an academic researcher. But, it is entirely obvious if you know me: it started as a joke.