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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 78616 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. A Busy Week So Far

    --Originally published at My blog
    While I am starting to get used to the structure of this class, my busy schedule has not done me any favors. Due to the fact that I am almost constantly working, I have little time to venture into the outside world, which makes completing assignments such as the design blitz difficult at times. It …

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  2. FINALLY a Mashup

    --Originally published at Adventures of a Freckled Face in Fredericksburg
    I FINALLY have my very late mashup ready.  This past week has been crazy, and I just could not think of anything that I wanted to do for the mashup assignment.  My mind was literally blank when I tried to think of an idea, but I finally had some inspiration hit me when I was […]
  3. Week 5- Visual

    --Originally published at Amelia's Blog
    This week I: finished the photoblitzing assignment made a set in flickr did 3 daily creates and did 10 stars worth of assignments, sleepy kitty pisa break up mix tape we the chickens Visual week was my favorite so far. I enjoy taking pictures and seeing how each shot, even of the same thing, can be very different. Of visual week I really like photoblitzing, I think the pictures would be better without the time limit, but the added pressure forces you think on your feet, and try things you may pass up if you weren’t under a time limit.  
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