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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 62924 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. Social Media in China-Statistics? and Trend

    --Originally published at cloudiac
    Yesterday when I was on Pinterest, I saw this infographic chart from I thought it would be a great visal aids for student's speaking activities. The chart is not only easy to understand but also provide up to date insights to Chinese current society and culture. The chart can be used for chinese 1( we are learning numbers right now, it fits right in) and Chinese 3( the charts provides the opportunity to practice a bunch of vocabulary such as "social media, most, compare,shopping,
  2. Car Lust

    --Originally published at Ty's Expierence
    This assignment was to find a picture of your dream vehicle and describe how it makes you feel. In this case, This is Conway Adams’ and James Black’s dream vehicle. It makes them feel extremely tough when they are on the undercover police duty. The blacked out look of the silverado gives them a feeling … Continue reading Car Lust
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