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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 46814 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.

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. The woman behind the audio

    --Originally published at alison thoet
    It is really interesting to see someone working behind the scenes. When you watch a show or movie, you don’t necessarily think about what you hear, but it is so important. It is nice to hear someone like Jennifer Ralston talking about how this job started just as an interest and she worked more and […]
  2. Sometimes information is ugly, no matter how it looks

    --Originally published at Abject » ds106
    Happy European Fish Week everybody! To celebrate, The Guardian publishes this visualization (via David McCandless of Information is Beautiful) that illustrates the depletion of fish biomass in the oceans. In homage to #ds106, here is the animated gif version: This daily dose of doom-mongering is drawn from a study conducted by Dr Villy Christensen and […]
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