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Jeff Milner dot Com

Living it up in Lethbridge, AB (Visitar)

ABC Pop-up Book

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   18/10/2008

ABC3D is a neat little alphabet pop-up book by French designer, Marion Bataille.Hit play or watch ABC3D on YouTube.(via) (+)

Webpage Woes

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   18/07/2008

After upgrading to the newest version of Wordpress, I seem to have lost the ability to open single page posts—so if you’ve noticed commenting is down… I’ve noticed it and will get to it when I get back on Monday. (+)

Teaching of Psychology

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   15/07/2008

Tom Stafford, a member of the Adaptive Behaviour Research Group in the Department of Psychology at University of Sheffield, recently presented the keynote speech at the annual conference of the Association for the Teaching of Psychology at Lincoln in the (+)

I Met the Walrus

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   14/07/2008

Do you STILL love the Beatles? Then you will love this interview with John Lennon (that you haven’t heard before).In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toront (+)

4 Year Old Kaitlyn Maher on America’s Got Talent

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   14/07/2008

It’d be hard to vote no to this little girl. (+)

Battle at Kruger

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   11/07/2008

My favourite 8 and a half minutes on YouTube. (+)

Google Lively

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   10/07/2008

I tried out Google’s new Second-Life clone, Lively. Never having played Second-Life, I’m not so sure what all the fuss is about, but just for kicks, embedded below is my Lively virtual room. (+)

Ascii Art

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   10/07/2008

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U.S. Swimming Olympic Trials

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   07/07/2008

I love the beautiful (and very large) images found at’s The Big Picture. Especially fun to see is the series from the recent US Olympic Trials where superman Michael Phelps broke another world record.The Big Picture: Records Fall at U.S. Olympi (+)

Kid’s Hope Ethiopia Triathlon

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   06/07/2008

I just got back from my trip to Calgary and the Kid’s Hope Ethiopia Triathlon.I didn’t swim nearly as fast as I had hoped but I’ll choose to blame it on the fact that I couldn’t get very good rotation on my arms while wearing my wet-suit. Every stroke mea (+)

Kid’s Hope Ethiopia

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   05/07/2008

I’m away today taking part swimming in a team triathlon held in Okotoks (is it safe to call Okotoks a suburb of Calgary yet?) for the annual Foothills Charity Triathlon for Kid’s Hope Ethiopia.I’m happy enough to just have one section of the triathlon, be (+)

Milgram’s Experiment on Obedience

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   05/07/2008

Stanley Milgram’s famously unethical but ever so interesting experiment on obedience via Milgram experiment was a seminal series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram, which measured the (+)

Kayakers Going Over Waterfalls

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   04/07/2008

After running Lundbreck Falls in my kayak last month, the sport of running big waterfalls has been on my mind. I’m not too interested in doing anything bigger or scarier just yet, but the photos in this news story are even more awesome after having experi (+)

Pirates Dilemma

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   02/07/2008

Matt Mason, author of The Pirate’s Dilemma: How Youth Culture Is Reinventing Capitalism(Amazon) and Jesse Alexander, producer of Heroes and Lost, are producing a new TV show called Pirates Dilemma. The following is a teaser showing how the show might look (+)

From Sea to Sea

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   02/07/2008

I’ve been looking forward to meeting up with the U of L Cross Canada Bike Team, Vanessa Esau, Brett Holmes, and Kelly Kennedy. They began their ~60 days of cycling across Canada on June 21 and plan to finish the 7,500 kilometres on August 29. I know Brett (+)

Chronotopic Anamorphosis

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   01/07/2008

The following video was made in real time by dividing the screen into discrete but related horizontal lines with each line delayed by one frame more than the last.The image is digitally manipulated by fragmenting it into horizontal lines and then combinin (+)

Dooce’s Wii Contest

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   01/07/2008

Comment on and win one of five Wii and Wii Fit prizes. Read the details here.I was just going to spend the next two days entering over and over, but alas, I live in Canada and am therefore, not eligible. To those of you that live in the States, (+)

Vista Fonts

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   02/10/2007

The new fonts included with Windows Vista are called Calibri, Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia and Corbel, and even though you don’t have Vista you know you want them.These are the new and improved fully finished versions.Previews of all six fonts (+)

Helvetica Vs. Arial

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   29/08/2007

As a fan of both typefaces and silly time wasting flash games, I feel a certain responsibility to show you Helvetica Vs. Arial. (+)

Windows Vista Fonts Now Available

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   29/08/2007

Windows Vista (formerly code-named Longhorn) will have six new fonts included when it is released next year. The fonts are called Calibri, Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia and Corbel and are available for download. Constantia is my favorite.(via tip (+)


Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   30/05/2007

Ryan Uhrich, an artist living in Edmonton, AB has created a wonderful motion graphics piece called Typographics (19mb Quicktime).I love watching this kind of thing and wish I was more experienced with compositing. (+)

SxSW Typography Presentation

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   15/03/2007

Every year for the past 3 or 4 years I have been disappointed that I’m not in a position to fly down to the South by Southwest Conference in Austin Texas. I’ll go next year, for sure!However, I still enjoy following along with some of the interesting (+)

Say What Again

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   25/02/2007

I’m a typographic artwork fan, a Quintin Tarrentino movie fan and I really like motion graphic compositing projects, so, when I saw Jarratt Moody’s time-based typography assignment (at SCAD) based on Samual L. Jackson’s “Say What Again” dialogue (+)

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   24/11/2006

The 2007 version of Microsoft’s Office Suite supports new file formats and new fonts that won’t work on older versions without a compatibility upgrade.Users of the Office Suite can check out Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and Pow (+)

The Car that Reads the Road - Motion Graphics

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   28/10/2006

I like the combination of new media skills that were used to create this interesting Toyota commercial. Back in New York City for post production, the most interesting challenge was to design the type. We ended up designing just one custom-made alphabet f (+)


Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   24/08/2006

WHO ACTUALLY USES THE CAPS LOCK KEY ANYWAY? Oops, I mean who actually uses the caps lock key anyway? People who like to shout, that’s who. But having spent upwards of 3 minutes contemplating the usefulness of the caps lock, I for one agree, it’s time (+)

Von Dutch

Jeff Milner dot Com (+)   19/05/2006

I’m not sure if the Von Dutch trucker hats are still considered trendy, but somebody certainly still thinks Von Dutch is pretty cool. Recently on Ebay, Von Dutch’s personal paint and pin striping box sold for $270,000.00!From the description on Ebay:V (+)

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