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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 89503 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. tdc618 Tina and John and Andy Face Swap

    --Originally published at I am Talky Tina
    Well, unlike my two True Friends John and Andy, I carefully read the instructions and noted that it wasn’t a head swap that we were supposed to do for tdc618, but rather only a face swap. I don’t think that I like my face swapped too much, but I think that John and Andy look […]
  2. Week 14 Focal Theme Response

    --Originally published at kristinvossler
    For this week, since it is my last one to explore my focal theme, motherhood, I really wanted to delve into what I think makes someone a mother. I found this article called, What Makes a Mother and I was really struck by how lovingly the author, Sarah Hoffman, talks about this topic. She is adoptive mother, but I don’t know that we really need that qualifier anymore. Do we really need to qualify it? Step mother, dog mother, adoptive mother, foster mother.  Why do people feel like they have to do
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