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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 92419 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. Do you believe everything you read on the internet?

    I’ve always been interested by hoaxes.  Sometimes spending hours on just clicking the random button and reading the stories that catch my eye. Other times double checking facts that someone posted to my Facebook wall because they were worried about the type of pacifiers I use for my baby. So when I stumbled upon […]
  2. As rival Directors, George Lucas and Steve Spielberg would take…


    As rival Directors, George Lucas and Steve Spielberg would take out newspaper ads when one the other’s movie surged ahead in popularity (reference).

    Re-edit this image with an appropriate title message to make a poster for a new buddy movie. Because that’s what Hollywood does best, movie sequels.

    I erased image and text from the original using iPhoto for iPad.
    I found cogdog riding the sheep in a random Google search.
    I used the social art app Bazaart to isolate his figure then to move it onto the poster image.
    I used Title FX to add my own text.
    I loaded it into Flickr, tagged it and shared using Twitter, Google +, and Tumblr.
    I need a second cup of coffee!

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