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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 91495 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. Design Assignment- The Big Hip Hop

    For the design assignment, I chose to do The Big Hip Hop by Tim Owens, which requires taking a photo from The Big Picture website and overlaying it with text from a Top 100 song. This photo was taken at a protest in Tunisia. The lyrics are from the song Lucky by Jason Mraz. I ...
  2. SuperHero – Super Villain your Friends

    --Originally published at For Feed
    _cpzh4: Turn your friend into a superhero or a super villain by preplacing an existing character's head with your friends. Or mix and match any variety of body parts, super powers, etc. for effect. Also consider adapting a character's quote to suit your friend's personality and include it in the image., _cre1l: Design, _d415a:, _d5fpr: Michael Branson Smith (for CogDog), _clrrx: 198, _cyevm: <a rel='tag'>DesignAssignments198</a>, _cztg3: <a rel='tag'>DesignAssignments</a>, _d180g: 995
  3. Week 6 of daily creates

    TDC47 image: Take a photo that features your favorite colour. TDC43 audio: Tell the story of a place in one ambient audio recording. watching the bachelor & eating birthday cake by feng_shui TDC45 audio: Say your name backwards. I used audacity to ...
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