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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 85560 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. DS106 Weekly Summary

    --Originally published at Lauren MacWha
    This week I started my DS106 class, I was excited when I found out that our theme was Secret Agent. This week we were assigned to introduce ourselves after setting up accounts on SoundCloud, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube. I assumed this class would be basic technology use that I already knew. When I started working […]
  2. Weekly In Review

    --Originally published at ThirstyTony
    This week was filled with photo editing-fun! I created one more minimalistic poster, this time it was a straw hat from One Piece- click here to view it. Next I did something new to me, a GIF – click here. I also read a short story called Jon, by George Saunders, here is my response to ...
  3. Thinking about audio storytelling (audio reflection)

    --Originally published at The Blog to End All Blogs.
    I thought this was an interesting topic with storytelling. A lot of people think of radio shows as an old, out dated form of storytelling. It can be one of the most powerful ways to tell a story.I thought Ira Glass really outlined how powerful audio can be. Audio storytelling is structured much differently than … Continue reading Thinking about audio storytelling (audio reflection)
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