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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 92166 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.

DS106 Never Parked

DS106 just keeps going and going… See where it’s been before.

They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Return to the Silent Era: Pre-Production

    For this assignment, I chose to use a trailer from one of my favorite (trashy) movies, Mean Girls! I found the trailer on YouTube and used the tutorial (from the Magic Macguffin website) “How to Download YouTube videos” for help with downloading the MP4 file. I used PwnYouTube. I did not have the correct updated ...
  2. Moon Graffiti

    This. Was. Amazing. Where do I begin? The passion and feeling in the actor’s voices. The difference in recording voices. The space “music” and sounds. I thought this was really well done it made it clear that the setting was space and a very intense environment. And to think they portrayed this through a few […]
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