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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 73394 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. Born into Brothels

    --Originally published at Jayce Hovis
    I like to personally say my reaction about this documentary and how I would reccommend it to others. This documentary is interesting and chilling to the bone with truth. Whether you accept that truth or not is up to you. A photojournalist named... Continue Reading →
  2. Out the Door: 10-Step Photo Challenge

    --Originally published at Maggie Stough
    For my final visual assignment, I did the 10-Step Photo Challenge. I stepped outside my front door and starting counting steps from there to the sidewalk. Sometimes I took small steps, other times I took big ones. I turned around. I looked from side to side. I did a lot … Continue reading
  3. 5 Picture Story

    by Here is my 5cardflickr assignment. I wasn’t sure exactly how to share it because the only option I saw was for twitter, but it did give me a “permalink”. So I’m hoping that it works on other computers and is not just using the cookies on my own to generate the story again. It […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
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