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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 87761 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. Failure to Hide the Body

    I came across these about two weeks ago, on this great art blarg. For some reason, I keep coming back to them. Maybe it’s because it’s summer and I have to shave now, which has prompted my yearly resentment of … Continue reading
  2. Maleness Redefined

    --Originally published at The Writing Life
    The Creative Process–what is this elusive affair? How do we catch it? How do we coax it to life when we have a wicked sinus headache and our beds are calling? If you know, please message me. But what, you ask, does this intro. have to do with my title? Gentle reader, it is an […]
  3. What time doesn’t allow us to see

    --Originally published at gena g steffens
    Technological advances in photography allow us to see things that are ordinarily imperceptible.  I believe this grants us an amazing window of insight into important and undervalued things such as environmental processes.
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