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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 85498 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. trpile troll

    --Originally published at For Feed
    _cpzh4: let the trolling begin, _cre1l: Design, _d415a:, _clrrx: 192, _cyevm: <a rel='tag'>DesignAssignments192</a>, _cztg3: <a rel='tag'>DesignAssignments</a>, _d180g: 965
  2. Coloring Outside the Lines

    --Originally published at Learning Aesthetics » #ds106
    This from circa 1986 or so; not exactly a story, but certainly an introduction of sorts, and historically interesting: Chess from Donal Little on Vimeo. Up-coming: Somewhere in this mix I heard something like, “Current (Web) technology performs (replaces) the function of (that was historically performed by) Art (Note the Upper Case).  Which raises the interesting question: ...
  3. Bank Street

    --Originally published at Let's Make Some Art, Dammit
    August 17, 2019. It was a rainy Saturday and hence a day for errands in the city, including this visit to Bank Street. This area was my hangout when I was in my late teens, especially the pool hall and pinball arcade to the right.
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