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Dot, dot, dot…

April 5, 2017

One of my favourite images in Tamryn Simon’s 2007 book ‘An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar‘ is the Braille edition of Playboy magazine, which could be proof that they did “just buy it for the articles”. You can read the rather interesting story how the U.S. taxpayer came to fund the Braille edition here. And you can look-but-not-touch at it all here…

I’ve already blogged about this (and can’t be bothered wading back through all my posts to find the link). But what I found mildly amusing was the automatic response of the anti-smut filters on Issuu – the website that I used to host the pdf of Playboy for you to see. It flagged up the 96 pages of raised dots as…
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