Articles by Miriam McKinney

About Miriam McKinney

Miriam McKinney is a data analyst at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Government Excellence (GovEx - whose mission is to help governments use data to make informed decisions and improve people’s quality of life), a recent graduate from Columbia University’s Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences program, and a co-creator of the newly-debuted Ethics & Algorithms Toolkit.

Our Algorithms are Biased

For almost a year, our team has been working on a toolkit to help readers navigate the nuanced, complicated conversations that surround algorithms and the data that they consume. The project came about after a small workshop held in the city of San Francisco in February of 2018. The conversation around data science and transparency for laypeople brought us to the idea that a new resource was needed to bridge the gap between data scientists and non-data scientists.

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