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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 76582 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. Reading Response Week #6:Connected

    --Originally published at Clare Timblin Online
    Readings: Lankshear and Knobel (2011) Ch7: Social Learning, “Push” and “Pull,” and Building Platforms for Collaborative Learning Scott Campbell:The Importance of Being Along in the Digital Era Smartphone stress: Are you a victim of ‘always on’ culture? Relationship of Smartphone … Continue reading
  2. Sono una artista!

    --Originally published at alison thoet
    I really enjoyed the discussion with Tim Owens for “We Are All Artists.” It’s really nice to someone take a major that has such a stereotype for failure in this era and not only make a career out of it, but also inspire others to do the same. I am terrible at actual art, as […]
  3. Youtube Genres

    --Originally published at Hello Brittany
    Another assignment we had this week was to look at the idea of genres of YouTube videos.  We used our class google doc to come up with ideas of genres or examples of each genre. For mine, I choose to do an example … Continue reading
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