3 Apr, 2015

Scotched eggs: Is this the death of the Easter egg?

BBC News | Business | Padraig Belton, Business reporter | 3 April 2015

This Easter, spare a thought for the inventor of the Easter egg.

Not the chocolate type, but that bit of code, often amusing, inserted secretly by a developer in to a bit of software.

The 1997 Microsoft Word hid a pinball game. Excel 97 concealed a flight simulator.

Or go outside Earls Court tube station on Google Street View, find the police box, and tap the up arrow. You’ll find yourself inside the Tardis.