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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. Lip syncing

    --Originally published at Simplicity is the Best Policy
    I love to sing but I do not think that I have the best voice in the world so I love to lip sync but every time I do it I get wayyyyyyy to into it. To keep myself from being embarrassed by myself I forced my friend to do it with me (it was not really forcing because ...
  2. Weekly Summary #6

    --Originally published at Print On Paper
    I liked this week! I also feel good about myself because I did ALL of the daily creates for this week. I think design is a really interesting topic and it was clear to me that after this week that there was a lot more that goes into design than I could have imagined. We … Continue reading Weekly Summary #6
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