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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 80391 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 Communist Manifesto of Design

    --Originally published at The Front Page
    For this assignment, I was to read the book the Vignelli Cannon. It seemed to be a good book It offered some fundamental’s of design. The book also seemed to be a communist manifest for design.  Yes! pun intend, By this I mean Vignelli seemed to rail against any design other than his own. and […]
  2. The Mysterious City: A Story in 5 Photos

    --Originally published at The Digital Seamstress
    Five Card Story: The Mysterious City a Five Card Flickr story created by bellekid flickr photo by Serenae flickr photo by Serenae flickr photo by cogdogblog flickr photo by bionicteaching flickr photo by bionicteaching I love nothing more than urban exploration so when I was given the chance to get on a flight to a ...
  3. Stories, Tools, and More

    --Originally published at English Studies in the Digital Age
    Tomorrow we will talk more about what makes a good digital story. Please come prepared with an example you would like to share. We will discuss your recommended tools for making a digital story, and we will look in more depth at our storyboards. Please come to class ready to share, discuss, and invent! Short […]
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