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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 47287 distributed blog posts created by our participants since December 2010 when Jim Groom blogged the idea of ds106 as an open and online experiment.

Stuff to Try

Assignment Bank

Explore more than 400 800 media assignments created for and by members of ds106. Try one at random or add your own.

The Daily Create

Each day you get a new creative challenge in photo, drawing, audio, video, or writing form, that you can do in 20 minutes or less. Every day since January 8, 2012. Want a taste? Try one at random.

ds106 Radio

Our own open free form internet-based radio station, broadcasting shared music, recordings, cross casts from other stations, as well as live broadcasts from community members. Learn how to tune in and how to grab the mic.

Remix Machine

And now for something completely different! Interpret a random remix of the ds106 assignments. Make a new twist on an existing ds106 assignment.


The best of ds106! A site designed by ds106 students to showcase the works of others. Nominate anyone’s creations in ds106 that inspires you or explore it to become inspired.

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They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Pyramid Industries

    --Originally published at Blooming Mandala
    Because George Glekas operates Pyramid Industries, I decided to use the design assignment Website Design to create a official web layout for the company. Since George in the show sold cameras, I featured the “Electronics” page on the layout. To create the layout, I used GIMP to add a header,…
  2. Weekly Summary 4

    --Originally published at ds106

    For the second half of the week, we were to complete 15 stars worth of video assigments. I feel like I say this every week, but I had the most trouble with this one! The best thing I learned out of all of it was definitely the YouTube Editor. So …

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