Coming from a humanities background and hardly ever imagined himself to be someone who codes for a hobby, Martin discovered and fell in love with R as he pondered (then as an entry level analyst) whether analysis tasks can be done better and smarter. Since then, Martin has immersed himself in the #rstats community, publishing both [a blog on R]( and several R packages for work and for his own hobby coding. As a beneficiary of the highly inclusive and friendly R community in his career, Martin believes strongly in giving back to the community through open-source projects and blogging, which is one of the key drivers behind the founding of [Hong Kong Districts Info] (