Makers Local 256 using Adafruit “skill badges” to meet each other…

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User:CrashCart – Makers Local 256 uses our Adafruit skill badges to share interests and introduce themselves based on interests and projects.

It’s cool to see this as it’s been part of years-long project of celebrating skills with physical and digital badges. We’ll be rolling out a really big system shortly that everyone will be able to participate in – seeing a hackerspace quickly adopting these is great 🙂

For now check out our badges section in the shop and educators section. If you’re working on some amazing project over the holidays, you’ll soon be able to earn free badges as well!


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