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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 83764 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.

DS106 Never Parked

DS106 just keeps going and going… See where it’s been before.

They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Happiness

    --Originally published at Randi's Candy
    For today’s daily create, here is a picture of me with a couple of kids who lives in a village I volunteer at in El Progreso, Honduras. This here is a happy 3 year bond.  I love these smiles.
  2. Words with no English Translation

    --Originally published at lazypenguin13
    So with this assignment Make The Untranslatable Understood you are asked to choose a word from this random word generator provided and apply it to an Image that gives the word meaning and a better understanding through the visual.  I came to the word Retrouvailles meaning “The happiness of meeting again after a long time.”  ...
  3. The Truth Behind Olympus Has Fallen! (3 Stars)

    --Originally published at Justin Hempe Website
    For this assignment, we were to take a movie poster and edit it to tell the real truth about the movie. The process of this was very simple and fun. The tough part was picking a movie and deciding what to say about the movie. After thinking about it for a couple minutes I knew […]
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