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Adults in the Room by Yanis Varoufakis review

In this book, then, Varoufakis gives one of the most accurate and detailed descriptions of modern power ever written – an achievement that outweighs his desire for self-justification during the Greek crisis. He explains, with a weariness born of nights in soulless hotels and harsh-lit briefing rooms, how the modern power network is built. Aris gets a loan from Zorba’s bank; Zorba writes off the loan but Zorba’s construction company gets a contract from Aris’s ministry. Aris’s son gets a job at Zorba’s TV station, which for some reason is always bankrupt and so can never pay tax – and so on.

Movix.ai - Discover your movie in a few clicks

What is Movix
Movix is a movie recommendation service based on artificial intelligence and Deep Learning. Click movies and tags you like and the system will do the rest — in a few clicks, Movix adapts to your preferences and gives you movies worth watching.

How is this different from other recommedation engines?
Unlike other services, we don't require registration or long history of films you have watched before. Your taste, mood and preferences change every day and we understand that — so every recommendation is completely new! Just click a few movies you would like to watch right now and we will find your movie.

What's inside?
We have designed our own custom Neural Network architecture based on LSTM. It’s built on top of Ternsorflow framework from Google and runs on GPU. Unlike other engines, we have no precalculated recommendations — every click is being processed on