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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 71282 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. Music Mashup

      For this mash up assignment, I mixed four of my favorite songs at the moment. I used the following songs: Vindahl – Head Over Heels feat. Coco Slum Village – Tainted Common – Break My Heart A Tribe Called Quest – Bonita Applebum [Instrumental] I also used the sound of a record scratching and ...
  2. About

    --Originally published at Effins History
    Welcome to my blog on the Parish of Effin Parish and its History. During my study for the the Local History Programme in University of Limerick I had to do a lot of research and came accross a lot of interesting facts on Effin. My ambition some day is to write a history of Effin […]
  3. Who shot Waldo?

    --Originally published at
    In a comment on an earlier blog post, from the Bava, Stephen Downes linked to an online archive of hardboiled old time radio. The title of the first episode was Who Shot Waldo? I couldn’t resist. The background comes from The … Continue reading
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