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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 72888 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. OH Sarah, you make me laugh

    --Originally published at 140.6 MILES TO GO This was awesome, I cannot believe the creativity in this class. I would never have thought to do something like this. I think the person who created this was Sarah. I have...
  2. One Tool Adventure

    --Originally published at Digi Fun
    Original:  Photoshopped The first picture is manipulated with the smudge tool. I used the history brush on the second image. Lastly, I used the spot healing tool using only patterns. Red Forest in My Garden:   Time to Wash Grace:   Child Statue:  
  3. Where Am I?

    --Originally published at melindakumi
    This was so much harder to do even though I had a Video Creator to use. The Make A Story Out of Search two-star assignment (Use Google Search Stories Video creator to create a narrative out of a search.) was really testing my limits on storytelling. I feel a bit dry after taking in so ...
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