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Built In Austin - Logictry’s Knowledge Platform Aims to Enhance Online Learning

February 15, 2023
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BuiltIn Austin - Logictry’s Knowledge Platform Aims to Enhance Online Learning

Written by Abel Rodriguez

Logictry partners with organizations to create educational content.

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The internet is full of useful information on a nearly infinite number of topics, but deciphering which information is valuable and accurate can be complex and time-consuming. Logictry, an Austin-based tech company, wants to take out the guesswork when it comes to finding useful information online. In the second half of 2022, it launched the platform Logic.wiki to help.

The company calls Logic.wiki the “world’s brain.” It helps people find information on several topics in an interactive manner and helps them make decisions on topics like whether a startup should raise equity funding or if a business should use paid ads for brand recognition. The platform is also useful for finding information about speakers at public events.

On Logic.wiki, users type a question into the search box and the platform will direct them to content created by industry experts that relates to their search.

“We’re building a free, publicly available Wikipedia but of content that helps walk you through making decisions,” Chris Fronda, Logictry co-founder, told Built In. “We’re working with experts or with the right people that really care about sharing valuable things that [others] can learn from. We’re really making sure that technology leads to the good impact that we want to see in education.”

Logictry works with companies and organizations like Forcastr, Landng and FIESTA, which are experts in their given fields. The organization will then create content around its field of expertise. Travel platform Landng, for example, created a guide on how to be a conscious traveler.

Logictry is currently onboarding more creators onto its platform. According to Fronda, to maintain the platform’s high-quality standards, creators must be invited to join the platform.

Currently, the wiki platform has a collection on startups, which has advice on how to start and grow a startup. There is also a collection on South by Southwest, or SXSW, which details the companies that will be at the event. Several other planned collections are in the works, including partnerships that will create content on cybersecurity, comedy, finance, fitness and many more.

We help compile resources and build the best guides and share that with people so they can learn.”

Advances to artificial intelligence and the release of ChatGPT have made accessing information on various topics much more manageable. Fronda and Logictry co-founder Chelsea Toler said those advances have been significant for tech but not so much for education. Because AI relies on troves of data, that data can often be outdated or inaccurate, which can lead to misinformation.

“ChatGPT can be a cool tech, but it can also do a lot of harm,” Fronda said. “We help compile resources and build the best guides and share that with people so they can learn.”

Two and a half years after starting Logictry, the company partnered with the United Nations to host an event for World Logic Day. The event features guest speakers and programming centered around human knowledge and logic. During the events, Logictry also showcases new initiatives it is working on.

The 2023 World Logic Day event took place in January, but Logictry said it will host the event again next year.

Going forward, Fronda and Toler will continue releasing content on Logic.wiki. They also plan to partner with more organizations and build and release actionable content around public events and topics of interest. Currently, the company is working on content for SXSW to provide people with information about speakers attending the multi-day event and the different showcases and awards ceremonies.

“We’re going to hit South by Southwest really hard as our launch,” Toler told Built In.

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