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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 64697 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. What a Burden Lifted

    --Originally published at Amateur HourAmateur Hour
    The past 3 weeks in ds106 have been crazy hectic. We got back into audio and had to complete 5 stars worth of audio assignments from the ds106 assignment bank, 6 daily creates, a bumper, commercial, foley challenge, and on top of all ...
  2. B

    --Originally published at The Time is Now!
    This is the Business Card assignment that is two points. I thought it would be fun to expand on my character’s universe. I chose to discuss the business that ultimately runs his life. They are called Aquia Maxius. I explain a little more about this in my word post. Background: The company is anonymous but...
  3. Listening to the DS106 Radio

    --Originally published at Kevin Le's Blog
    I don't know about the other listeners, but I think we could do better with the music selection here. #ds106radio — Kevin Le (@solidsnake487) September 21, 2014 I tuned onto the DS106 radio today, along with about 12-15 other listeners, and right away, I was disappointed with the music selection. I was hoping they would […]
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