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The ds106 flow includes syndicated 91872 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. My First Daily Create

    --Originally published at GP Library
    I was told by Kayleigh that a weekly assignment for this ‘ds106′ is Daily Creates, so my first Daily Create is the Breakfast Selfie, which was basically photographing what I ate for breakfast. I normally have a light breakfast of whatever fruit I have at home, toast with jam, and a cup of hot tea. … Continue reading My First Daily Create
  2. Historic Soundscapes: Early 1900s

    --Originally published at playfullearningdesign
      Certain sounds often have a specific place and time that comes to mind when we hear them. Maybe it's the sound of a train that reminds you of the neighborhood from your youth, or perhaps carnival music that reminds you of late summer. A collection of sounds from a particular era can paint a complex picture with social, political, and economical implications.    Think for a moment about life in the early 1900s in the United States. What sounds would you hear if you could step back into time?
  3. Week 8: Radio part 2

    --Originally published at DS106 – Reagan Hotz Design
    This is the second week my digital media class spent on radio. The radio show will be posted in its entirety when everyone has finished editing their snippets and when all the transitions and breaks have been added. This post details my personal contributions. I was also required to leave 12 comments this week. See […]
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