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The Numbers

The ds106 flow has syndicated 32907 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. Weekly Summary 13 & 14 REMIX

    --Originally published at Cole's DS106 Blog
    Long weeks.  Lots of other work.  Finally done with this stuff. Here’s me talking about remixes with my roommate, who also has taken this class. Here’s the popcorn assignment that was a total pain. Recycled Media Project.  Fun, but tough ...
  2. Daily Create Challange Week 1

    Day 1 Make A Photo of Something Upside that is Never Seen that Way 2/6/12 Day 2 Share an Image of a Place you Lose Things in Your House 2/7/12 Day 3 Create a Photograph that Represent the Most Memorable Moment in your Life 2/8/12 Ill never forget the summer I went to Italy and ...
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