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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 46127 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:┬áIt’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. Daily Create- We have Groom!!!!

    --Originally published at The Time is Now!
    This one was fun to make. I did it in the writing of a group I created called Aquia Maxius. The group is anonymous and put my character in a bunch of crazy situations. I thought it would be fun to use them for a ransom note. I completed it by taking a random background...
  2. Appreciating Ds106 of the past

    --Originally published at Amanda Motley

    Ds106 is a growing class is many universities. I have found that many universities offer the class to help their students learn the art of digital storytelling. For this assignment we have to look at examples on an inspire webpage and do an analysis on them.  The first example I chose was this picture of Edward and Bella from Twilight… Read more →

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