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There are dozens of collaboration tools that could have done the job. It is a deep design flaw that precludes them from the race: they got the culture wrong.
Altmetrics are an attempt to measure, as Stephen Curry puts it, “[what is] exchanged during coffee breaks at academic conferences.”