Crowds beat computers in answer to Wikipedia-sized maths problem

From https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn28237-crowds-beat-computers-in-answer-to-wikipedia-sized-maths-problem/

Crowds beat computers in answer to Wikipedia-sized maths problem

Terence Tao, better at maths than a computer (Image: Steve Jennings/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize)

A maths problem previously tackled with the help of a computer, which produced a proof the size of Wikipedia, has now been cut down to size by a human. Although it is unlikely to have practical applications, the result highlights the differences between two modern approaches to mathematics: crowdsourcing and computers.

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