If you had nothing to lose…

If you were tasked with redesigning your life, and you had nothing to lose, what would you change? It wasn’t until about a week ago that I started thinking like this. Until then, the whole process of reconsidering what it is we’re doing was based upon the assumption that financial growth was a prerequisite, and […]

Meet our little boy

Here’s what a 25-week-old unborn Tame child looks like – meet our son! He does actually already have a name but I am told by TwinkleTame that this is still strictly confidential and not to be shared on the interwebs. I can tell you though that it is a boy’s name and works well in […]

Rethink

I ‘planted’ this avocado stone in a jar of water about a month ago, put it at the back of the shelf above the kitchen sink, and then forgot about it, being preoccupied by a deluge of work. It was only when the shelf was emptied of cups a couple of days ago that I […]

Taking part in Peeta Planet Social Travel TV Series

I first met Peyman and Mohamed at TEDxTokyo 2011 – they’d sent us a mail out of the blue asking if they could attend. Whilst we receive a lot of these kinds of emails (and can only grant seats to a limited number of them) there was something about the mail from these emirate brothers […]

Our first in-house animation: A Short History of Communication

Having first worked together last year on the Otsuka Story video (which I’m happy to say is now featured on their new website) Artist Jean-paul Buquet and I teamed up to push the boundaries of stop motion animation, and are delighted to have completed our first in-house production. ‘A Short History of Communication’ – which […]

<!--:en-->The Art of Running: LED Traces<!--:-->

I love the tracing where I’ve run. Until now, with The Art of Running I’ve typically used a GPS device to leave a virtual trace, a set of coordinates which can then be overlaid on a digital map (such as Google Earth) to bring the run to life online. It was during the short winter […]

<!--:en-->[Video] Running the Imperial Palace: High Five Camera<!--:-->

Here we are again then – reposting posts from my other website! You can slap me if you’d like to. I love running the Imperial Palace loop. Over the past few months I’ve come to recognise quite a few of the other regular runners – and as you can see from this video, they’ve come […]

<!--:en-->Interview on Bunka Housou: Kunimaru Japan<!--:-->

I originally posted this over on josephta.me, but I’m so efficient/lazy/busy I’m reposting it as it is right here. With this month marking the second anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, a lot of media are focusing on stories connected to the horrendous events of that March 11th. Back in 2011 I took The […]

<!--:en-->Snow in Tokyo<!--:-->

Today’s weather is quite a contrast to the lovely warm temperatures we’d become accustomed to in Guam… The snow was really piling up on our balconies – there was only one person I could call to help clear them – The Snow Penguin. As the snow starts to melt, we’re now being treated to what […]

<!--:en-->What do I do?<!--:-->

People often ask me what I do for a living. It’s hard to tell from my various social media updates or my profile descriptions what it is that I actually do to pay the rent. Perhaps that’s a deliberate ploy of mine. It’s now 2.46am and I’ve just finished a long working weekend. Looking back […]

<!--:en-->Relay Races and Growth of Wild Tame Co., Ltd<!--:-->

The Quatro Kids and Team Atsushe   Hello world. With life happening at the speed of a futuristic maglev train, I’m finding it tough to keep on track with documenting all that’s going on. I’m still liking AudioBoo though, I like the simplicity of it, and the lack of any need for editing. Here’s one […]

<!--:en-->Hokkaido Holiday<!--:-->

It’s been several months since the two of us went away for a night, and over 18 months since we last spent 2 nights away. We’ve had quite a lot to deal with lately, so thought we deserved a break. We both enjoy the peace, nature and cool temperatures that Hokkaido offers, and soon found […]

Autumn sunsets

There’s been some really lovely sunsets recently, and now I’m working from my home office I’ve been fortunate enough to witness them most days since the autumn equinox. Autumn in Japan is one of my favourite seasons, coming in a close second after spring. The intense humidity of summer is gone, and aside from the […]

The Tame Terrace 2012

It’s now a little over one year since we moved to our central Tokyo apartment. In that time we’ve come to love the place even more than we did the first time we set our eyes on it. One thing I am especially grateful for is all the outdoor space we have (bear in mind […]

Hanami – cherry blossom viewing with @twinkletame

Twinkle and I made a special effort to get up early and the enjoy the cherry blossoms in the park near our house (kitanomaru-koen) before all the crowds turned up. Here’s a few photos – and a short video – all uploaded from the park to give me an excuse to not do any editing! […]

28 hours till the starting gun is fired…

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/DpQYGM3RA47February 25, 2012 at 04:35AM 28 hours till the starting gun is fired… Tokyo Marathon 2012 – Broadcast live using the 'iRun Air' with ten 4G routers, MacBook Air, LiveU Joseph Tame a.k.a. @tamegoeswild is back to bring you all the excitement, pain and drama of one of […]

NHK TV feature on The Art of Running: Ishinomaki

I’ve finally made time to upload the video from my 3rd appearance on NHK’s ‘Necchu Stadium’, this episode focusing on the things you can do with a smartphone – in my case, it’s an Art of Running project, carried out in Ishinomaki, a town hit hard by the tsunami on March 11th 2011. In other […]

An extraordinary show of creativity… full-length star wars movie, made by stitching together ab…

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/6xAYPa8pfioJanuary 21, 2012 at 09:34AM An extraordinary show of creativity… full-length star wars movie, made by stitching together about 500 x 15 second clips, all made by fans in their own way. Contains some wonderful acting/stop-motion/animation etc Star Wars Uncut: Director's Cut Finally, the crowd-sourced project has been […]

Then and Now – a very moving short documentary on tsunami survivors in Ishinomaki, made by the mu…

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/Zs3Lz17TacwJanuary 19, 2012 at 09:07PM Then and Now – a very moving short documentary on tsunami survivors in Ishinomaki, made by the multi-talented Tokyo-based filmmaker, composer, artist (& friend) Paul Richard Johannessen http://vimeo.com/34324086 Then and Now During a trip to Ishinomaki in November, 2011, we interviewed a number […]

Been looking for a really simple interface that would allow others to upload docs to my Dropbox. …

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/4FRQuRjb41PJanuary 11, 2012 at 09:48PM Been looking for a really simple interface that would allow others to upload docs to my Dropbox. Was using Airdropper, but they seem to be having 404 issues now, and $9 a month is too much for an unreliable service. Tonight discovered http://www.jotform.com/ […]

Wow…!

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/fy3idfZSABJJanuary 10, 2012 at 11:31PM Wow…! TECHNICS ► originally shared this post: —————————————————————————————— CubeStormer II Is a robot which set a Guinness World Record of 5.270 s for the fastest robot solving a Rubik's Cube on 11th Nov 2011 .The CubeStormer II is built from four Lego Mindstorm […]

The beauty of youth

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/Ssc5RfBY5aVJanuary 09, 2012 at 11:19AM The beauty of youth 08/01/2012 – 1

Tried out these awesome hydraulic massage socks/tights. Absolutely bloomin’ marvellous. Ideal for…

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/HGuXMWo6vahJanuary 08, 2012 at 07:43PM Tried out these awesome hydraulic massage socks/tights. Absolutely bloomin' marvellous. Ideal for after running – just 15 minutes made a huge difference. Shame they cost about $1,700! As I was sitting there I was thinking how good a whole body version would be. […]

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From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/g1mHjrJVeCYJanuary 08, 2012 at 05:03PM Charlie Isaacs originally shared this post: ad shavers only photo.JPG

Itsukushima shrine

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/EnoNUmpsi6pJanuary 08, 2012 at 02:54PM Itsukushima shrine 07/01/2012 – 1

My next car

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/HR7xwbw4QypJanuary 08, 2012 at 02:14PM My next car 07/01/2012 – 1

St Peter’s

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/WjhTGE7MDgHJanuary 08, 2012 at 02:12PM St Peter's 07/01/2012 – 1

Agree with a lot of what is said here.

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/fsEE17yXWqzJanuary 08, 2012 at 10:32AM Agree with a lot of what is said here. Loic Le Meur originally shared this post: Great post by Hunter Walk http://www.hunterwalk.com/2012/01/sorry-mike-facebook-could-reboot-and.html

I don’t think we’ve heard this for a few weeks, about time for a replay.

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/MeCfWqXEdsdJanuary 05, 2012 at 04:15PM I don't think we've heard this for a few weeks, about time for a replay. Charlie Bit Me Auto-Tune SONG! (MP3 Download) READ DESCRIPTION! MP3 Download: New Link: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=CBN95PD0 As you may know ''charlie bit my finger'' belonges to HDCYT. And it was […]

HUD for runners for whom the smart phone isn’t smart enough – Love this concept (from Ocean Obser…

From: Plus Public Activity Feed for Joseph Tamehttps://plus.google.com/107202319058481094174/posts/JGZ6N1RsqnjDecember 31, 2011 at 05:25PM HUD for runners for whom the smart phone isn't smart enough – Love this concept (from Ocean Observations) (via http://oceantokyo.tumblr.com/post/14563738284/gostaglassescheersforgoogle) Post Mobile (Updated version) – When the smartphone is not smart enough Best viewed in HD! The "nerdglasses" made meaningful! Even though the […]