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  1. Welcome to Camp Magic Macguffin

    For the Summer 2012 version of ds106, Alan Levine and Martha Burtis led a group of campers through 10 week experience at the virtual Camp Magic Macguffin, where some rather, um, expected stories emerged as well as mysteries from Shed #4.

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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 68965 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. The Grand Finale!!

    Howdy! (That title makes the topic you are about to learn about far more interesting than it likely is to you. I figured no one would willingly click on something entitleed “The Heat Pump Explained.” But more on that in a quick second…) It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I promise it hasn’t been ...
  2. Week 10 How to Read Movies

    --Originally published at Jennifer's DS106
    Take a break and listen to radio shows Thursday Night!  Actually this is a requirement How to Read Movies This week we enter what most students find the most challenging and/or rewarding portion of ds106: video. Working with video presents challenges with file formats, creating more complex narratives, and dealing more complex software. But it … Continue reading
  3. My Lovely Roommate Erin

    --Originally published at Save The Pandas
    My first daily create this week was to take a photo of someone other than yourself using your favorite technology. I loved this assignment because I just had to turn around and find someone I like a lot and get her to pose for me I chose to use the candid tip and surprise my roommate! ...
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