Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Fresh Prince’s Carlton Banks Is Hiding In Big Banks’ Software

It’s not unusual to be loved by anyone. Also not unusual: having fun with code. For proof, gaze into the loving eyes of ASCII Carlton:

This tweet from Undt Type resurfaces a post from 2014 on Codementor about Easter eggs. The anonymous source claims to have stuck Alfonso Ribeiro’s smiling face — a dapper star of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air — into the code of a financial application still being used by three large banks. May he watch over our student loans and guard us from overdraft charges.

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