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Welcome to ⟨B|raket|S⟩! The object is to close brakets, the tools of the quantum mechanic!
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A snarky academic joke which might actually be interesting (but still a snarky joke).
Everyone knows you need to microwave your avocados to release their quantum memory effects.
This talk was given at the University of Sydney School of Physics Colloquium 19 June 2017.
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.