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The Numbers

The ds106 flow has syndicated 31717 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.

Wire106: It’s all in the ds106 game, yo.

Image credit: Andrew Forgrave


They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. My Animated GIF

    Hey guys! This is my animated GIF of The Simpsons, it didn’t come out exactly as I hoped. I had a hard time figuring out exactly how to make it and eventually I ended up using a site on the internet that did it for you after putting the pictures in. I took screen shots ...
  2. My Final Project-Sophie’s Journey

    For my final project I decided to focus on my dog Sophie.  This story is about her journey getting lost outside and being able to find her way home.  For this project I then decided that to do 3 different kinds of assignments and put them into one video.  Before the story begins I want ...
  3. XVI-Great Scott, Sean made something!

    --Originally published at johanlackbeard
    In this ds106 assignment, “Stick Figures in Sticky Situations”, we were asked to draw a picture of a stick figure in an unusual situation. This was significant for me, because 1. I actually had to draw something, 2. I did it while I may in fact be dying of tuberculosis. THE PROCESS I thought it ...
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