• Hi, I'm J. Charles Gasche

    I work in tech and maintained an unhealthy average of 2 hours a day in long distance transportation for a few years. Because of all the time I've spent on my laptop at airports, I've come to call myself an Airport Worker.

    I started as a freelancer dropping out from a MSc. in Robotics from a top-5 college. I just couldn't get used to the idea of getting a job I was not going to like. I built experience at a bunch of startups in software development (Web, Back-end, Front-end, Machine Learning), product management, and growth.

    "Going to work to pay the bills, to have a place to sleep so you can wake up and go to work, to pay the bills."

     

    I then co-founded a serious SaaS, then crypto-currency business that has allowed me to work pretty much anywhere I would feel comfortable serving my market. As I like to broaden my horizons, I pursued a few entrepreneurial e-commerce and machine learning side-endeavors.

  • Featured posts

    I publish regularly, be sure to follow me on Medium, or better, to subscribe to my list.

    03/2018

    “Given my resume, shouldn’t I join one of these large, prestigious, well paying companies and just chill?”

    In August last year, I made a radical change in my career and joined one of the “prestigious” fortune 500 juggernauts.

    02/2018

    A new wave of Automation is on its way, one driven more by machines than by humans. The debate today about AI is between two kinds of people:

    • The ones that believe we won’t find any new job after that.
    • The ones who believe new jobs will appear anyway, and there is nothing to worry about.
    Who's wrong?

    10/2017

    Bitcoin pushed its record high valuation higher again this month. But all cryptocurrencies are not created equal. What’s disturbing in cryptocurrencies today is that despite their insanely high market capitalizations, almost no cryptocurrency is primarily used for what it’s supposed to: trading goods and services.

    10/2017

    Elon Musk. Some people laughed at him when he said he would bring electric cars to the mass market and land rocket boosters vertically to reuse them.

    Today he is claiming he will carry passengers to anywhere on the planet in under an hour.

    09/2017

    Rails Migrations were introduced to be a convenient way to alter the database in a structured and organized manner, and effectively bring great consistency over time on a project.

    08/2017

    « Inexperienced founders unconsciously judge larval startups by the standards of established ones. They’re like someone looking at a newborn baby and concluding “there’s no way this tiny creature could ever accomplish anything.” »

    Paul Graham

  • Projects

    A selection of projects I founded

    MoonCode

    Your favorite store in your pocket

    We built consumer Apps for e-commerce stores based on online communities.

    Had a lot of fun doing data science.

    Avg. $250/month per customer

     

    PS: Engineers can see everything you do online.

    PayOneSnap

    ApplePay, before ApplePay

    A few years back, shopping on mobile and desktop used to be a pain. Shopping cart abandonment was over 70% because of checkouts that sucked. Our App was on the way to solving this problem, when Apple released ApplePay.

    E-commerce

    Venturing here and there

    Selling things online can bring satisfaction to some. Innovating in technology is always what has driven me, and passion has always left after my curiosity was satisfied.