An Algorithm for Better Espresso

Statistics Coffee

Coffee lovers… You might find this study fascinating. Finally, a model for the perfect cup of espresso!.

Javier Orraca (Scatter Podcast)

I upgraded my espresso machine over the holidays and have been pleasantly surprised by the need to recalibrate my machine’s settings with every new batch of coffee (and of course, fresh roasted is best). Glad to see some math support my observations. :-)



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  author = {Orraca, Javier},
  title = {Javier Orraca: An Algorithm for Better Espresso},
  url = {},
  year = {2020}