EDIT: tombert beat me to it by a couple minutes.
this project seems to have started in 2017. from a quick glance at the code, they used c (his favorite language) -- which by the way people are still there convincing us not to use. many of us would have been discouraged, distracted, or simply fazed by the pace of our field.
that is so inspiring.
Here is an alleged UAF in this library https://twitter.com/qwertyoruiopz/status/1149424025111801858
What do you mean by that? The only way I see him dispelling that myth is that he's a 100x programmer instead of a 10x.
Granted, the targets aren't exactly the same (micro-controllers vs very small lib), but benchmark differences are impressive:
Also a lot of useless consultants would earn that much, as would people doing shady shit, as well as many talented people so the $ comparison is kind of insulting.