This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
Real life and real time don't mean the same thing. Real time is usually used to mean systems that have to respond very quickly such as stock trading systems. Real life typically means real world such as an analogy to something you can see.