Thank you for visiting my site! My name is Jason Smith but many people call me “Jay”. I respond to either so don’t get too hung up on that.
I am currently a Sr. Customer Engineer – App Modernization Specialist at Google Cloud. That means that I help customers and users find a way to move from their legacy monolithic architectures to a more microservices based architecture.
I am a native Texan but now reside in the SF Bay Area. When I am not doing tech stuff, I enjoy travel, hiking, and being a DEI-B advocate. I am the founder and former global chair of the Mixed Googlers ERG.
My Site is on Cloud Run!
I finally did it! It took me a year but I moved my site from WordPress to Hugo and then hosted it on Cloud Run. It has been a journey and I want to share it with you. All Stories …
An Open Letter On Supporting Our Iranian Friends
I don’t think that I am alone in saying that I am feeling a sort of “global fatigue”. I wouldn’t blame anyone for feeling stressed out over the news with …