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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 49146 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.

Tales from ds106


They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Based on #1QAD part5

    --Originally published at Kookaburra@CISTUJ
    [VOON] He can call me a flower, if he wants to ... I won't mind."Well, THAT'S alright. He can call me a flower, if he wants to ... I won't mind."What about THIS one? :)I believe you CAN recognize this, coz it's from a very famous anime-film! ;)
  2. Mirror Mirror

    --Originally published at Police*Disco*Lights
    Ah, GIMP, we meet again. For my first visual assignment, i wanted to parallels because that was one of the things we discussed in the live tweeting which i blogged about here. The visual assignment was created by the man himself, Groom. The basic idea of this assignment was the find parallels between movies, shows, […]
  3. George Glekas’s Professional Background

    --Originally published at Blooming Mandala
    For my final project for DS106, I chose to use the character George “Double G” Glekas from The Wire Season 2. George Glekas is a member of The Greeks and the owner of Pyramid Inc., the front for The Greek’s smuggling operations. I thought it would be interesting (and highly…
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