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Daniel Felix Pupius
  (pronounced: pyoo-pie-us)



  • Head of Engineering. Medium, San Francisco
  • Staff Software Engineer. Google, Mountain View
  • Forest Operations. Operation Wallacea, Honduras
  • Developer. Various contracts, London
  • Developer. Dot Net Solutions, Windsor
  • Developer. Vantage Technologies / ACT, Sheffield
  • Industrial Design MA. Sheffield Hallam University
  • Artificial Intelligence BSc(Hons). University of Manchester


  • Snowboarding
  • Photography
  • Running
  • Triathlon
  • Everyday preparedness



  • Fly a helicopter
  • Get Private Pilots Licence (Helicopter)
  • Get an MA
  • Get a PhD
  • Explore the NW highlands in Vietnam
  • Visit Laos
  • Visit Cambodia
  • Go into space :)
  • Learn to free fall sky dive
  • Get a motorcycle licence
  • Do a ski season
  • Enter a non-university snowboarding competition
  • Do voluntary service overseas
  • Become a qualified first aider
  • Become an EMT
  • Run a half-marathon
  • Run a marathon
  • Learn to dive (PADI Open Water)
  • Get the PADI Rescue Diver certificate
  • Become a PADI Dive Master
  • Get a black belt in a martial art
  • Setup my own company
  • Work on an expedition
  • Be an assistant leader on an expedition
  • Run or lead an expedition
  • Have my photographs published
  • Write a book
  • Learn another language (well)
  • Travel on the Trans-Siberian railway
  • Visit Everest
  • Own a house
  • Learn to Ice Climb
  • Work overseas
  • Work for Google
  • Visit Hawaii
  • Crazy weekend in Las Vegas
  • Kayak with Killer Wales
  • Go on a wilderness survival course
  • Do wilderness first response first aid training
  • Go heliskiing
  • Trek in Nepal and/or Tibet
  • Enter a triathlon
  • Complete an Olympic length Triathlon
  • Complete a 70.3 Triathlon
  • Complete an Iron Man
  • Dive with sharks
  • Visit Machu Picchu
  • See the aurora
  • Visit Antarctica
  • Set foot on each continent
  • Go on a safari in Africa
  • Do a round the world trip
  • Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Climb Mount Shasta
  • Camping/road trip around Alaska in the summer
  • Snowboard in South America
  • Hike the Na Pali Coast
  • Take Lyra to Indonesia

This started out as a semi-serious list that I’ve been adding to since about 2001. Turns out I’ve been able to do more than I imagined.