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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 76741 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. Splash of Color – Tutorial

    --Originally published at Just A Guys With A Funny Name
    This tutorial will show you a quick and easy way to complete the color splash visual assignment. Choose the image you want to color splash. I chose this one. 2.  The open the picture in the  Adobe photo shop   Click on the magnetic lasso tool on the left. It is circled in the image […]
  2. Assignment #2

    --Originally published at Emma S.
    For my second audio assignment I chose to do the assignment called Life In Two Minutes worth 2.5 stars.This assignment required me to create a story that describes a significant moment in my life. Steps: I went to the ds106 page and clicked on the tab components. Under the components tab I clicked on the tab assignment bank. Under assignment
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