New technologies may lead to a series of unintended consequences. However, fear of those consequences may slow changes that can be beneficial. However, fear may slow beneficial change. Jasanoff asserted we should combine the “can do” of science and engineering with the “should do” of ethical and political analysis (Winston & Edelbach, 2014). Take a specific example of technology and explain how these two have been or might be combined.
Winston, M., & Edelbach, R. (2014). Society, ethics, & technology (5th ed.). Wadsworth Cengage Learning.