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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 72824 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. Good cop, Bad cop!

    --Originally published at Scrapbooks & Snippets
    In one of my random ramblings, I thought to myself – Would I be the good cop or bad cop? I mean…if I could choose I’d definitely be the bad cop. If there’s something I’m good at, then it would be using a sharp tone and a brusque manner.Unfortunately, a serious countenance enhances that! This… More Good cop, Bad cop!
  2. Dear Future DS106er:

    My biggest piece of advice for this class would be to take pride in your work. I’ve put varying degrees of effort into different assignments throughout the semester, and always ended up being happiest with the work that really pushed … Continue reading
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