According to the social history of science, science, technology, and society has a special bond among these three. As taught in the lectures, societies create science and technology and science and technology makes societies better. Now these three co-exist with one another, one may be totally independent of the other one like science and technology but they have this special bond that connects all the three objects.
With this special bond among the three, societies can reflect on that and work with that knowledge to create better tools, innovations, and in general be a better society. As we know scientists are the society's minds, they primarily do all the research and development and apply the knowledge they gained through science to their daily lives and share it to the society.
Scientists must now look into the special bond of the three and understand it for it may improve their research and generally their works. I personally think of two things on why scientist should be informed by that special bond among the three objects. One, with the better understanding of the nexus, scientist can focus on making the society a much better place to live, thus emphasizing on making innovations that would be totally helpful to the society. Number two, scientists who understand this bond would be aware where their works are going, they would be aware whether it is for the good or for the bad of the society, plus it will give them a boost in their productivity because these scientists would be motivated to do better if they are aware of that. The first one is about focusing on things that would help and second one is being aware of what their research may do.
I'll first elaborate on the first one, that with the better understanding of the bond of the three concepts, scientists can focus on making the society a much better place to live, and emphasizing on making innovations that would be totally helpful to the...