A few years ago or so, Microsoft introduced myTechEd Badge Rewards program as a way to reward their community for participating in things like “participating”, “sharing” and “interaction.”
TechEd wants to reward you for engaging with our content and sharing it with your peers. You’re already doing that, right? myTechEd Badge Rewards lets you earn credit for your actions and gives you access to special incentives, including virtual badges and points.
Don’t let go of your data! You’ve built up quite a cache of resources for yourself here – partners to connect with, sessions to revisit, discussions to follow, etc. We like to see that, so we’ll reward you with some points.
You like to learn and you know it! Earn points for exploring all the great content on the TechEd site and enhancing your skill set with archived sessions on-demand, live webcasts, featured videos and more.
Get your gab on! Community is all about conversation, so talk it up on myTechEd, whether it’s through direct messages, via in-person meetings, or on the TechEd Blog and Discussions. Talk about TechEd, technology, techniques, or techno music, and earn some points.
Getting to know you! Tell us more about who you are, the techy stuff you crave, how we can find you online, and what you do when you’re not learning the hot new technologies.
Sharing is caring! Tell your peers about TechEd and earn points doing it.
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.