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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. Plinkett Review

    So the movie I chose to critique is Fireproof. It was first suggested to me by my brother who thought and still thinks it is a great film. I took his suggestion and watched it with James via skype and we thought it was a horrible movie. Take a look. Th...
  2. ds106 assignment – replay value

    --Originally published at a site about jay
    Assignment: Tell an original story/scene by re-appropriating a screenshot from your favorite game. Process: In team-fortress 2 I just took a screenshot and cropped out the rest of the game HUD/GUI. The screenshot was taken using team-fortress 2′s internal screenshot taking function because the game initializes the display in full-screen mode which can cause issues when you ...
  3. Untitled

    --Originally published at KelseyInez
    Video Essay via Deadpool This week has been all about video! Thus, I was asked to brush up on my video reading/viewing skills via reading Roger Ebert’s How the Read a Movie and viewing some of Tony Zhou’s series Every Frame a Painting. I learned a lot about what goes into making a film reading and viewing the above texts and […]
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