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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 89947 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. It was Really an Enchanted Rose

    --Originally published at Summer 2014 by Katherine Little
    I chose this assignment, Putting Disney into Focus, because I love Disney! Who doesn’t?! I chose the Rose from Beauty and the Beast because Beauty and the Beast is my favorite Disney movie and I believe that the Rose is used as a symbol of love, growth, and change (As a Romantic, I value these very highly, haha). As the […]
  2. Photo Safari

    --Originally published at Amanda's Avenue
      <a data-flickr-embed=”true”  href=”[email protected]/G2VrQ5″ title=”Photo Safari”><img src=”” width=”375″ height=”500″ alt=”Photo Safari”></a><script async src=”//” charset=”utf-8″></script>   I chose my bedroom to do my photo Safari. I initially thought it would be a great place to do this assignment because I have many different objects and textures in my room. However, this assignment was a lot harder […]
  3. Song Visualization

    --Originally published at ds106 – My Odyssey
    For this video assignment, worth 3.5 stars, I had to pick a song, or a minute from a song, and have pictures correspond with the lyrics to tell a story. I chose to make a video based on my answer to the question of the week, giving a new meaning to a nursery rhyme. I Read More
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