From the archives: The race to build the world’s first sex robot

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We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2017: The $30bn sex tech industry is about to unveil its biggest blockbuster: a $15,000 robot companion that talks, learns, and never says no. By Jenny Kleeman. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

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