# Massively Collaborative Mathematics

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'Among his most vivid examples was the tale of the mathematician Timothy Gowers and the “quiet revolution” that began after Mr. Gowers posed a question on his blog: “Is massively collaborative mathematics possible?” This led to The Polymath Blog, Mr. Shirky said, an experiment in letting anyone participate in mathematical research, rather than confining it to individuals or small groups." (http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/the-real-revolution-is-openness-clay-shirky-tells-tech-leaders/40894?)