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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 85650 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 Majority of One

    --Originally published at think in meta
    “Thought can’t go where the roads of language have not been built.”  -Terence McKenna Words hold the magic of world-creation, yet so often we overlook the power they hold. So powerful are words that knowledge acquired over the course of millennia can be lost if their words are lost. Conversely, new courses of human evolution can […]
  2. Shooting a Stagecoach

    --Originally published at A rambling ramble
    After watching Stagecoach, I have to say one thing about their cinematography…They LOVED huge vistas. Seriously, almost every shot outside of a town included some sort of epic background. I don’t know if it was meant to show the harsh, tough, emptiness of the land that the protagonists of the movie had to endure, or … Continue reading Shooting a Stagecoach
  3. Favorite Movie

    --Originally published at Relentless Ideas
    I had fun with this assignment as well today, and I am finding it a little easier each time to do these assignments. Plus who doesn’t like the old school Arnold movies right? I found the perfect GIF to use for this assignment, and it even has a little bit of humor to it.
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