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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 61793 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.

Five years later DS106 is STILL going!

For Fall 2016…


They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Hopes, Dreams, and Fears

    --Originally published at The Rootin'est Tootin'est Blog
    Hey future Andrew, This is from you ten years in the past, hopefully you have remembered writing this in the beginning of 2016 as the time has passed. Im assuming (hoping) that you are pretty successful by now, possibly working in Washington D.C. for an international foundation or internationally.  If not, I’m sure that you […]
  2. Weekly Summary

    --Originally published at AudyG1rl
    This week went by very smoothly, which doesn’t come often for me. Probably because most of the things I did this week had to do with images which I am pretty good at. I also found this new free app called photoshop mix. It’s like a simplified version of regular photoshop. I didn’t really have … Continue reading Weekly Summary
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