2 History

Jasonette was created by “Ethan Gliechtenstein”, a New York developer. Probably from Bushwick. Who’s real identity nobody knows.

Jasonette core began in Late 2014 as an app named “Ethan” (http://www.textethan.com/)

It got quickly popular.

Human Siri https://twitter.com/Kelvin_T_/status/557001903851065346
Tech Crunch https://techcrunch.com/2014/10/30/meet-samantha-ethan-apps-sister/
Ny Times https://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/18/style/ethan-siri-meets-dr-phil.html
The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/dec/04/-sp-ten-best-messaging-apps
CNN http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/11/tech/askethan-app
Spiegel http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/apps/ask-ethan-app-beantwortet-fragen-der-nutzer-a-997335.html
NewsNet5 http://www.newsnet5.com/the-now/some-guy-named-ethan-created-a-smartphone-app-ask-him-anything-and-get-answers
Dazed Digital http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/22152/1/this-irl-siri-app-wants-to-answer-all-your-burning-questions
Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/ethan-is-the-top-app-on-product-hunt-2014-10
SFGate http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Stupid-apps-but-not-always-a-stupid-idea-5843629.php
Ethan App Screenshot Ethan Drawing

Some time after that Ethan began extracting the core, refining the api and creating documentation. Finally releasing the first version of Jasonette on November 3th 2016.

Ethan worked on Jasonette, Cell and ST for nearly 2 years straight full-time. Until June 9 2018 were he misteriosly disappeared without a trace. Later on November 6th 2018. Jasonelle Team took the lead.

The original repositories of Jasonette, Cell and ST are:

PD: If you want to know that character Ethan uses it’s Kon from Bleach 💯 (http://bleach.wikia.com/wiki/Kon)