Value Objects are preached by followers of the functional reactive programming paradigm in the mobile development community. They are neat, but Live Objects have their own advantages as well. They always reflect the latest modifications across threads and processes. This talk reminds of those and explains how they give a whole new experience when working with persistency as given by the Realm database. Beside a general introduction in both concepts and their differentiation, you can expect a technical deep dive in how the Realm Cocoa bindings are implementing them.