Like a few other traditions, Easter has its followers and they're well represented by children whose innate desire to seek and find things is matched by the chocolate goodies hidden for their pleasure.
But Easter Eggs take on a different meaning when it comes to software applications. They're fun little surprises tucked away in undocumented code and waiting for someone to trigger their launch sequence. For instance, the Google rotation roll that ensues once you type in "do a barrel roll" or any number of other hidden tricks....
That's what you should say next time you see a bold statement on the side of a truck, or tucked away in a sales agreement.
"Your data is 100% secure" boasted the back of a shredding truck I recently saw on the road. "Your privacy is guaranteed" promised a paper-based survey form immediately after requesting all but my passport number.
We see blatant exaggerations and plain misrepresentations all the time. I bet you can think of at least three right now. For instance: the names of other patients on a clinic's computer screen, an office recycling bin's interesting contents, the saved photocopies of the device's previous user....
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