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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 91950 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. Pens

    --Originally published at Let's Make Some Art, Dammit
    December 17, 2017. I read a blog post today wondering about the role of pens in or digital world, and it inspired me to take this photo of the pens I collected at the recent Online Educa Berlin conference. Today was a working Sunday; I spent the day fi...
  2. Poetry- Audio

    --Originally published at Padilash
    So…I recorded myself reading a poem I wrote about my blog. Not sure how I feel about this, but it was fun either way!   Pelt (by Ashley Padilla 2016) Renegade salt and PEPPER shaker Born to wield an untidy union Shackled among thieves of ingenuity Their escape will result in reciprocity Do NOT deny … Continue reading "Poetry- Audio"
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