Numbers Archive: Preserving the Most Significant News of the Year

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5 min readFeb 2, 2023


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In a world where technology is constantly changing and new information is being generated at a rapid pace, it’s important to have a way to preserve the most significant news and events for future generations.

Web3 Archive seeks to ensure that important information can be maintained over a long period of time and can be accessed by users regardless of where they are located or what kind of device they are using. Web3 Archive is built on top of a decentralized network, which helps to ensure that the information stored in the archive is tamper-proof and can be accessed by anyone with permission. The ultimate goal of a Web3 Archive is to provide a secure, permanent, and easily accessible repository for important information that is free from censorship and manipulation.

Numbers Archive

Numbers Protocol is a digital media library and indexing system that provides a unique identifier, called Numbers ID (Nid), for every piece of digital media registered with it. This Nid can be used to access digital media files on decentralized storage as well as digital media information archived on the blockchain.

Over the past 2 years, Numbers has worked with Starling Lab for 78 days to document the 2020 presidential election and transition with Reuters, documenting war crimes in Ukraine (the world’s 1st web3 evidence), and documenting the effects of climate change in Brazil. These examples highlight the importance of Web3 archive on Numbers Protocol in providing a secure and transparent way to preserve and access critical historical events and information.

With this experience in mind, we have decided to launch our yearly project to select different categories of events for each year and archive the selected materials. This approach will ensure that important events and information are preserved in a secure and transparent manner, making it more reliable and trustworthy for future reference. The yearly selection of different categories of events will also allow for a diverse range of information to be preserved, highlighting the different aspects of our history and culture.

Additionally, this approach will provide an organized and easily searchable way to access the archived materials, making it more accessible to researchers, scholars, and the public. Overall, this project will play a vital role in preserving our history and cultural heritage for future generations.

Check out Numbers Archive 2022:

The First Year of Numbers Archive: 2022

2022 was an up-and-down year marked by significant events both positive and negative. 2022 was a year of significant progress in climate change with nations reaching a deal to protect nature at COP15 as well as significant breakthroughs in nuclear fusion by US scientists.

It was also the year of AI with AI models language model ChatGPT emerging as a disruptive technology. The world faced major challenges in 2022 with health threats like monkeypox, extreme heatwaves, population growth, technology disputes, political conflicts and economic uncertainty. The year was also marked by the fall of the Euro and increased pressure for tougher crypto regulations. The world also saw the rise of political leaders like Xi Jinping and Volodymyr Zelensky, and the changing of the guard with the ascension of King Charles III in Britain.

Overall, the year of 2022 was a year of both progress and challenges, with the world facing a range of complex issues that will need to be addressed in the future.

How to Check Information on the Numbers Archive 2022

The main page of the Numbers Archive 2022 displays all of the news selected for the year 2022 in five different categories, covering the fields that humankind cares about, including Planet, Society, Economy, Politics, and People.

To navigate to a single news page, click on the “Archived Profile” link on the main page.

On the single news page, you will find an abstract of the news and an explanation of why it was selected for the Numbers Archive 2022. Each news page is comprised of three parts: the news article, a featured image, and a featured video.

You can find the original source link of the news article and the decentralized archive link on IPFS, as well as the Asset Profile, which displays all of the related information on the Numbers network.

Check out Numbers Archive 2022:

The Numbers Archive project is dedicated to preserving the historical context of the year 2022 by securely archiving news and events of the year. This information will provide valuable insight into the cultural, political, and social landscape of the time and serve as a valuable resource for students, researchers, and educators to deepen their understanding of the events that shaped the world. The Web3 technology employed by the Numbers Archive ensures that the information is securely stored and easily accessible for future generations.

As the first year of the Numbers Archive project, we recognize that the news selected may not fully cover the entire year, but it is a step in the right direction. If you are interested in contributing to the project in 2023 and beyond, follow us on our social media channels to get involved. If you are a representative of an organization and would like to learn more about collaboration opportunities with Numbers, please contact us at <>

About Numbers Protocol

Numbers is building a decentralized photo network for creating community, value, and trust in digital media. Its Numbers Protocol redefines digital visual media as assets and is the backbone of a suite of tools for registering and retrieving images and videos in the Numbers network.

These include:

  • Capture App: The first blockchain camera in the world that users can easily register photos and use Web3.0 applications.
  • Seal API: Developers and enterprises can implement Numbers API to register photos and access their Web3.0 addresses and certificates.
  • Certificates: content authenticity certificates with on-chain provenance
  • CaptureClub marketplace: Native NFT marketplace which allows photo generators to sell and stake their creations.
  • NFT Search Engine: The first Web3.0 NFT search engine that helps users verify the history of NFTs and prevent potential NFT fraud.

Numbers champion the purity of digital media and enable people to think more critically about the interactions between our images and the world around us. The goal of Numbers is to tokenize authentic photos (including images and videos) to create a decentralized photo network in Web3.0.

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