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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 72888 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.

Spring 2017: Mission 106


They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Tis The Season

    Of wrapping and remixing! Wrapping up of the Fall 2012 school semester, the end of DS106 Fall 2012 Semester, and presents of course! Over the past two weeks we’ve been to Thanksgiving with remixes, and now into December with mashing! Thanksgiving seems like forever ago at this point, but I think I’ll blame school for the eternity of hell it seems everyone is going through. I have a “To do.” list sitting in front of me chock-full of assignments for every class that is due by next weekend…Oh boy, I better get a move-on! The upside to DS106, however, is that I have to create 2 tutorials, an assignment proposal … Continue reading
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