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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 74770 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.

Spring 2017: Mission 106


They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Canzine West mini books

    --Originally published at Jessica Tremblay
    These mini-books will be for sale at Canzine West (SFU Woodwards, 149 West Hastings) on Saturday November 5 2016 from 1-7 p.m.  They can be used to make your own zine or fill with haiku!
  2. Birth. Tragedy. Growth. Triumph. Design Assignment #3.

    --Originally published at Yume - A Blog About Dreaming.
    These four elements are often the backbone of superhero origin stories – the film I chose for this assignment isn’t such an origin story, but it certainly contains these four elements, in that order. The protagonist is born to a loving family that is later torn away from him in a horrible accident (no, this is […]
  3. Year of the Beard

    I pledge to neither shave, trim, chew nor otherwise truncate my beard in any respect for the duration of one (1) full leap year; that is, three hundred and sixty-six (366) days. Herein shall be documented evidence to that effect, such that one (1) photo of my face and beard shall be faithfully uploaded every ...
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