Coffee Quintessence

A delicate and playful cup of coffee is one of life's greatest pleasures, but even the distinguished 'Kopi Luwak' lacks a certain je ne sais quoi. Now, it seems I must turn to data science to unearth a coffee worthy of my palate.

After scraping a few hundred high-end coffee descriptions, I searched for the maximally expensive coffee since price, as with all luxury items, is a direct indicator of quality. My industry approved end result, using a gradient boosted tree regression with trees so large it would make the California Redwoods jealous, yields this lucrative* and paradigm shifting roast:

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*Ignores the minor cost of dredging up a 1574 meter high plateau in the middle of the Indian Ocean.


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About

Hi, I'm Chris and I'm a Data Scientist living in Vancouver, BC with my wonderful wife and occasionally wonderful Shih Tzu, Bubba. I'm always on the lookout for amazing new experiences, so feel free to send a message!

Professional Interests: Computational Modeling, Data Analytics, Optics, Electronics

Personal Interests: Video & Board Games, Biking, Environmentalism, Single Origin Esoteric Coffee

General Disinterests: Pursing a second PhD, Paying San Fransisco rent again, Endorsing pizzerias outside of my homestate of New York

Cookie Interests: Chocolate Chip, Crackle, Gingersnap