Contributor: Daniel Djamo

Daniel Djamo Profile PictureDaniel Djamo is a visual artist, filmmaker and researcher. Doctorate in Visual Arts at the Bucharest National University of Arts. Laureat of the Special Award for Documentary Film given by the Romanian Filmmakers Union. Among others he has exhibited/presented in: Louvre Museum, BOZAR – Palais des Beaux-Arts, Volkskundemuseum Wien, Arsenale di Venezia, Belgrade Museum of Contemporary Art, Kunstforum Wien, Museum of Moscow, OXO Tower Wharf (London), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo), Asia Culture Center and Asia Culture Institute (Gwangju), The History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten (Marl), MOCAK – Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, MNAC – Bucharest Museum of Contemporary Art, etc. Between 2018 and 2020 he developed an artistic research project at the Joint Research Center of the European Commission.

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Prof Michael Norton on burning wood as renewable energy

Interview with Professor Michael Norton, Environment Programme Director at the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) and Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Shinshu University and Tohoku University. According to a Joint Research Centre (JRC) publication, the global production of wood pellets reached 29 million tonnes in 2016, of which more than 50% was produced ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Dr Alessandro Agostini on burning wood as renewable energy

Interview with Dr Alessandro Agostini, researcher at the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA) According to a Joint Research Centre (JRC) publication, the global production of wood pellets reached 29 million tonnes in 2016, of which more than 50% was produced in the EU. Why is burning forest biomass ...

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Is burning wood really a form of renewable energy?

Over the last few decades, we have been presented with various possibilities for producing cleaner forms of energy. Recently, the climate change crisis has forced national governments, international institutions and organisations to develop programmes to reduce our pollution of the environment. The main question that has arisen is: How can we respond to the increasing ...

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The European Commission’s opinion: Interview with Tim McPhie on burning wood as renewable energy

Interview with Tim McPhie, (European Commission spokesperson service) to questions related to the use of biomass in the Renewable Energy Directive Is wood a form of renewable energy from the perspective of the European Commission? Biomass from forestry, agriculture and organic waste is the main source of renewable energy in the EU, accounting for over ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Dr Jacopo Giuntoli on burning wood as renewable energy

Interview with Dr Jacopo Giuntoli, sustainability scientist, life cycle assessment expert and EU bioeconomy researcher, that is collaborating with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. Several Joint Research Centre (JRC) researchers, along with scientists from the European Environment Agency’s Scientific Committee, have stated that burning wood would have a larger impact on the ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel about Art and AI

Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel, media artist, designer and Professor for Digital Media at the University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg focused on machine intelligence and creativity, design computation, ICT ethics and virtual- and augmented realities. He has been an artist in residence to the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and his work is exhibited ...

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Art-ificial or Art-istic Intelligence?

Computers are already learning how to compose music, write novels and draw like Picasso. But is AI capable of creating art on its own?

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Henrik Junklewitz about Art and AI

Interview with Henrik Junklewitz. He received a diploma in physics in 2009 and a Ph.D in physics in 2014, both from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He has been a post-doctoral researcher in statistical inference, machine learning and imaging for astrophysics at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Currently, he is a scientific project officer for machine learning with the ...