The beta map excites me more.
I want to get a job in front end development being self-taught. Being able to showcase certificates, projects, time invested (streaks) would go a decent way in the employer's eyes. I'm not saying I have all my eggs in FCC, there is Udacity, Lynda, Udemy etc.
What you said is a nice sentiment, but I'd like to have something to show future employers in addition to my portfolio projects.