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The Numbers

The ds106 flow has syndicated 29555 distributed blog posts created by our participants since December2010 when Jim Groom blogged the idea of ds106 as an open and online experiment.

Stuff to Try

Assignment Bank

Explore more than 400 media assignments created for and by members of the ds106 community. 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. 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.

Spend the Summer in Bovine County


DS106 Goes to Work


They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. How to Put Waldo into a Video using Movie Maker and Photoshop

    --Originally published at Don't Get it Twisted
    Juxtaposition [Remixed]: Where’s Waldo? It. RemixAssignments, Remix23, RemixedAssignments695 Remix Card: “Where’s Waldo? It.” For this remix assignment, you want to place Waldo somewhere conspicuous in a Visual or Design Assignment or slip his name quickly into an audio assignment. If you can figure out a way to make this work for Video, God Bless You. […]
  2. Kurt Vonnegut inSPIRED: The Shape of Stories

    --Originally published at The man, the myth, the Paul.
    It’s pretty cool how Kurt Vonnegut explains this whole concept that stories have a shape to them. He is correct, because many stories follow this model, moving from beginning to end, with a main character usually fluctuating on the “Good-Ill” spectrum, depending on the plight of that character, and the events that unfold within the ...

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