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The Numbers

The ds106 flow has syndicated 29388 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.

Spend the Summer in Bovine County


DS106 Goes to Work


They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. I Was Once Blind, But Now I See


    After watching Gardner Campbell’s essay, “No Digital Facelifts: Thinking the Unthinkable About Open Educational Experiences,” and carefully read his article “A Personal Cyberinfrastructure,” it has hit me that I have been under a “Digital Face Lift” for quite some time now.

    Sure we all have the ability to use a …

  2. Behind the Scene


    Sitting and listening to a presentation, while asking witty and argumentative questions comes like breathing for me, but giving a presentation was quite another story. While in theory the presentation was quite simple, the matters of the mind often get in the way. What do I mean? I mean every …

  3. Portrait Progression Post


    So this post has no real connection to DS106 but is rather for another class I did this Fall 2013. This basically is a way for me to show the progress of how my final project came to the place that it managed to get to. This class was no …

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