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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 88813 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. Music Mashup – Toto and Darude

    --Originally published at
    Assignment (3.5 stars) For this assignment, I chose to mashup the songs Africa by Toto, and Calm Before the Storm by Darude. I chose these two songs because Calm Before the Storm is a techno song with only a few lyrics, very much unlike Africa. I thought that these two songs would make for an… Read More
  2. The MOOC of Human Kindness

    --Originally published at Network Effects
    I am looking forward to 2011 with much anticipation as it will sound the bell for Jim Groom’s Digital Storytelling romp.  Looking at the growing list of participants I know I am going to learn heaps and have a hell of good time in the process as we all jam econo with the Bava at ...
  3. Dear Mama…

    --Originally published at CT101 Digital Storytelling
    Hey! Picked up this sweet assignment from the DS106 database and I left a screenshot of it in case you want to try it out for yourself! This was a tad bit emotional for me considering there are some personal health issues regarding my grandmother and so I felt as though this helped relieve some … Continue reading "Dear Mama…"
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