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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 88960 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 DS106 Recap

    The DS 106 experience was definitely something new. I had no idea what to expect the first day I walked into class. I thought I was going to sit there and watch the professor talk for hours i  complete boredom. … Continue reading
  2. What is co-operative learning?

    --Originally published at Tactile
    I was asked by the Co-operative College: ‘what do I understand by the term co-operative learning?’ My response will sit alongside others in an introductory online course on co-operative education. Here’s my answer to the question. Flipgrid video version: … Continue reading ?
  3. “…Gonna have to be a different man”

    --Originally published at The Writing Life
    “You mean the band with those four English guys—but not the Beatles. You know, with Pete Townshend?” Veetch said, frowning in thought. “That’s Who,” Britt said, pulling tight on his laces. “That’s what I’m asking. Is that who you’re talking about…those guys who wrote about the pinball kid?” “No.” Britt sat up and stared at […]
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