He's not employed to do this, but donates hundreds of his own personal hours helping to get the hardware working, increase battery life (over and over) and generally make a huge amount of the smartphone progress we've seen, happen.
I'm personally extremely grateful and encourage everyone to donate at the bottom of his page here:
I had no idea that there was _unpaid_ work being poured into the Pinephone
I had assumed that both Librem and Pine were supporting their effort with money
I won't judge, just noting that
and, by the way, 5000 USD in donations by people browsing the page is a quite low amount of money, for such a work
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