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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 92166 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.

DS106 Never Parked

DS106 just keeps going and going… See where it’s been before.

They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. The Daily Create #43 – Roasted Sweet Potatoes

    Today’s Daily Create was: Tell the story of a place in one ambient audio recording. I heard the song about roasted sweet potatoes yesterday when I went grocery shopping at Aeon (Japanese grocery store), and it got stuck in my head even though I already have sweet potatoes. So when this came up, I thought ...
  2. DS106 Visual Assignments A Sunset, “Sunrise of Yokosuka”

    Ok I think sunrise is okay for this assignment “sunset”, I don’t think I can tell the difference between sunset and sunrise…. Just the direction of sun… Process: Be in the right location, choose a nice angle and take the photo! Story: I was heading Yokosuka base at around 7:00 am… When I was walking ...
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