Acquire New Tech Skills w/ FREE Access To All Pluralsight Courses This Month – Ends 4/30/2021

For the month of April, Pluralsight is offering new members access to all of their 6,500 courses for FREE for a limited time.

Pluralsight offers courses authored by industry experts to help you develop new expertise across roles and an opportunity to create progress through technology and develop the skills of tomorrow. You won’t be able to finish the most course in a weekend, (they do have some shorter ones that some can finish over the weekend) but you can get a good idea if you like their offering.

Complete a Challenge & Earn a Free Microsoft Certification Exam


Microsoft is holding their Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge and is offering a FREE Microsoft Certification Exam ($165 value) when you complete one of their seven challenges. The challenge ends on March 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00). Make sure all modules in your challenge are complete before time runs out. If you complete your challenge before it ends, one Microsoft Certification exam will be associated with your Learn profile on April 7, 2021. You will be notified via email when it becomes available.

Choose from the following seven challenges:

  • Microsoft Ignite Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin Challenge
    • For the person who likes to make things happen. This challenge teaches you how to evaluate, plan, migrate, deploy, and manage Microsoft 365 services.
  • Microsoft Ignite Azure Admin Challenge
    • Want to know Azure even more? Take this challenge to learn skills that help you implement, manage, and monitor an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment.
  • Microsoft Ignite Azure Data Scientist Challenge
    • If you’re a fan of big data this one is for you. Choose this challenge if you want to learn skills to implement and run machine learning workloads on Azure Machine Learning.
  • Microsoft Ignite Teams Admin Challenge
    • This challenge will improve your skills on how to configure, deploy, and manage Office 365 workloads for Microsoft Teams that focus on efficient and effective collaboration and communication in an enterprise environment.
  • Microsoft Ignite Data Analyst Challenge
    • Take this challenge if you’re excited about designing and building scalable data models, cleaning and transforming data, and enabling advanced analytic capabilities that provide meaningful business value through easy-to-comprehend data visualizations.
  • Microsoft Ignite Identity + Information Protection Challenge
    • This challenge is for the multi-talented security experts. Learn how to design, implement and operate an organization’s identity and access systems. And learn how to plan and implement controls that meet organizational compliance needs.
  • Microsoft Ignite Security Operations Analyst Challenge
    • Take this challenge if your career goal is to reduce organizational risk by rapidly remediating active attacks in the environment, advising on improvements to threat protection practices, and referring to violations of organizational policies.

Note, the Free exam offer is only redeemable for select Microsoft Exams listed below:

Netflix is Streaming The Trial of the Chicago 7 for FREE

Netflix is offering The Trial of the Chicago 7 available to stream for FREE on their YouTube channel for a limited time. This is a Netflix original by Aaron Sorkin and satring Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. The film is based on the infamous 1969 trial of seven defendants charged by the federal government with conspiracy and more, arising from the countercultural protests in Chicago at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The trial transfixed the nation and sparked a conversation about mayhem intended to undermine the U.S. government.

6-Months Of Fluent Forever to Help You Learn a New Language for FREE for Amex Cardholders – EXP 4/15/2021

American Express is offering its US cardholders a FREE 6-Month Subscription to the Fluent Forever – language learning app for a limited time ($53.94 value). Membership automatically renews at the end of the six months. There’s no obligation, so you can cancel at any time before the free period is up and never get charged a dime. Offer ends April 15, 2021.

Fluent Forever is based on a recent scientific breakthrough called spaced repetition, which hacks your brain to naturally learn languages the way a child does. It is a system that doesn’t force you to memorize and doesn’t pound you with grammar rules and conjugation.

Acquire New Tech Skills w/ FREE Access To All Pluralsight Courses This Weekend – Ends 11/22/2020

For this weekend only, Pluralsight is offering new members access to all of their 6,500 courses for FREE.

Pluralsight offers courses authored by industry experts to help you develop new expertise across roles and an opportunity to create progress through technology and develop the skills of tomorrow. You won’t be able to finish the most course in a weekend, (they do have some shorter ones that some can finish over the weekend) but you can get a good idea if you like their offering.

Acquire New Tech Skills w/ FREE Access To All Pluralsight Courses This Weekend – Ends 8/16/2020

For this weekend only, Pluralsight is offering new members access to all of their 6,500 courses for FREE.

Pluralsight offers courses authored by industry experts to help you develop new expertise across roles and an opportunity to create progress through technology and develop the skills of tomorrow. You won’t be able to finish the most course in a weekend, (they do have some shorter ones that some can finish over the weekend) but you can get a good idea if you like their offering.

Office 365 Education for PC & Mac for FREE

Microsoft is offering students and educators at eligible institutions Microsoft Office 365 Education for Windows and Mac for FREE ($99 value) for a limited time. To get this deal, you need to use a valid school email address to sign up.

Office 365 Education includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. You can use the plan as long as you are working or attending a qualified school. Your eligibility may be re-verified at any time.

Free Courses & Certificates For Students at Coursera

Coursera is offering FREE Courses and Certificates for current undergraduate, graduate, or recently graduated students for a limited time. To get this deal, you must have a verified school email address, sign up by July 31st, 2020 and complete your course by September 30th, 2020.

This offer provides free access to over 3,800 courses, 150 Guided Projects, 400 Specializations, and 11 Professional Certificates.

Aaron Blaise’s Fundamentals of Animation Course for FREE

Aaron Blaise is offering his Fundamentals of Animation Course for FREE (regularly $65) for a limited time. He has also discount many of his other courses, starting at only $1 for a limited time.

Master animator Aaron Blaise has worked on The Lion King, Brother Bear, Mulan, and more. In this course, he takes you through the key principles of animation. This course covers the 12 Principles of Animation as originally pioneered by the original 9 Old Men who worked directly under Walt Disney.

Netflix is Streaming Select Documentaries for FREE


Netflix is offering select documentary available to stream for FREE on their YouTube channel for a limited time. The documentaries are only available in English but there are subtitles available in over a dozen languages. The documentaries available are 13th, Abstract, Babies, Chasing Coral, Explained, Knock Down the House, Our Planet, Period. End of a Sentence, The White Helmets, and Zion.

 

Source: Netflix Media Center

Nikon, Olympus, and Leica Online Photography Classes for FREE

The Nikon School is offering access to all their online classes for FREE (regularly $15 to $50 each) for a limited time. Classes are taught by professional photographers and range in topics from using Nikon products to in-depth lessons of learning the fundamentals of photography.

Olympus and Leica are also offering complimentary online sessions for a limited time. These sessions range from interviews with renowned photographers, virtual meet-ups, weekly photo challenges, and more. Space for these sessions is limited so participates can interact with the host and will require you to register the session.