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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 85647 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. Dear 31 Year Old Me

    --Originally published at Ben Sorensen Blog
    For the first of my assignments this week I chose to write a letter to myself in 10 years. Here is the link to the prompt: Dear 31 year old me, Sitting here at 21 thinking about what I hope my life is like in 10 years, I have many aspirations. Only in 10 … Continue reading "Dear 31 Year Old Me"
  2. Personal Cyberinfrastructure

    --Originally published at Mummy Brown paint
    Reading the article “A Personal Cyberinfrastructure” by Gardner Campbell was actually a kind of moving experience for me. His view of higher education in light of the concept of a ”digital facelift” resonated with me deeply. I actually feel like he beautifully … Continue reading
  3. Spubble Me

    --Originally published at Elizabeth Caplan
    This was a fun one. I took a picture that I’ve had of myself since I was a teenager (I’m 24 now), I took a trip to Disneyworld when I was 15, and celebrated my 16th birthday on a Disney cruise with my (then) best friend, and our moms. I have always been a big […]
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