September 2020 | Generative Journalism Journalism for Change

When the co-editors of this May 2020 issue of AI Practitioner were invited to design and edit an issue on Grief and Growth, they could not know that it would be abruptly and profoundly relevant. A disease that started as someone else’s problem has quickly become a global constraint. Grief is a a range of emotions in response to a trauma. As William Worden has stated, each person’s grief is like everyone else’s, but it is also like that of some others’; in the end, it is unique, like no on else’s. This issue explores the theme of grief and the unexpected, positive growth it can lead to.