Lots happening. The Croquet release is doing well. Remember that this is very much a developer release, so don't expect it to change your life today. Still lots of loose ends, the UI needs LOTS more work, performance is sub-optimal, still a number of complex problems to solve, but the underlying architecture looks like it is in great shape.
Julian Lombardi and I attended the Metaverse Roadmap Project where we had a number of opportunities to demonstrate the system. Response was quite positive. See the following: