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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 74578 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. Week 7 of daily creates

    TDC54 audio: Stump us. Record a sound of an ordinary thing and make it hard to guess.  Unidentified sound by feng_shui Answer: crunched skittle candy wrap. TDC53 video: Record a video of your hand drawing a picture of your other hand.  TDC52 image: I...
  2. Wise words coming to life

    As I mentioned before, I have been looking over the video assignments for a few weeks now and another project that caught my attention was the kinetic typography. These look like a lot of fun to make but so far while actually trying to do the project myself I’ve hit some snags. It just goes ...
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