Good news especially for the British retro computing community:

Cambridge based serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Dr Hermann Hauser has been named as the patron of the Centre for Computing History. A leading figure in the worlds of technology, science and business, Dr Hauser has agreed to take on this important role 30 years after the company he co-founded – Acorn Computers – unveiled the BBC Micro, the machine which, along with the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, epitomised the British home computer boom of the early 1980s. The BBC Micro ultimately changed the history of computing in the UK by bringing home computing within reach of the general population. In 1984 he was voted the UK’s ‚Computer Personality of the Year‘.