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Haylou GT1 Fix Earbuds Pairing

Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.

— Anonymous.

I’ve recently bought an Haylou GT1 earbuds (this are China manufactured earbuds). The earbuds was good but after a few weeks on using it on multiple devices, suddenly the earbuds doesn’t pair on each other. After searching some manuals I’d found out that there are steps to pair them back again. So this is just a small compilation of what I did.

  1. First, remove your earbuds from its casing (they were off and just turned on).
  2. Turn them off by touching them for 3 seconds (a red LED will blink once it turned off).
  3. When both the earbuds are already not running, touch both of the earbuds at the same time and wait for 20 seconds
  4. The earbuds LED should blink red and white at around 15 seconds and then it would blink again in 20 seconds mark (make sure both earbuds blinks twice)
  5. Return both earbuds back into its case.
  6. Then on your phone’s Bluetooth settings delete the pairing connection you’ve done before specifically for this device.
  7. Pull out the earbuds from their case and wait for them to pair.
  8. On your phone connect to the Haylou-GT1_R device. I’ve specifically specified the Haylou-GT1_R as this is the fastest out of the two earbuds to pair.

When all that is done, you’ve now completely restored your earbuds pairing to one another. So guys, if you have any question? just message me on my social media accounts and as always leave life.

Hope you guys, enjoyed this article! 😘

Texting Girls What Did I Learn From It?

I was fascinated with the phone system and how it worked; I became a hacker to get better control over the phone company.

— Kevin Mitnick.

Hi guys, in this TIL (Today I Learned) article I’ll talk about what are the things I’ve learned from texting girls. This would mostly give you some profound knowledge on what I did try and some conclusions.

  1. Giving up too easily on your texts to a girl One mistake guys make when texting girls is giving up too easily. They’ll text a girl, and if they don’t hear anything back (or just get a brief reply) they’ll assume the girl isn’t interested and give up. But this is often a big mistake. After all, the reasons a girl won’t respond to a text sometimes have nothing to do with whether or not she’s interested. For instance, she may be busy, in a bad mood, or is simply unsure of how she wants to respond to your text. The point is you don’t always know what’s going on in a girl’s head, so there’s no point in assuming the worst. And even if you’re right and she isn’t interested at that moment, that doesn’t mean she won’t change her mind. But if you’re going to get her to change her mind (and get her to start texting you), you’ve got to stay engaged. So if a girl doesn’t text you back or doesn’t seem that interested, but you want to stay engaged, here’s what you can do: Give her some time (a few days… it can even be weeks) and then re-engage the girl with a text. Like all texts, you want the re-engaging text to the girl to be light, fun, and playful. Also, you’ll have better odds of getting her to respond to your text if you ask a question that compels her to reply. Altogether, here’s a real life example from The Text Book of what a good re-engaging text to a girl may look like: Hey crazy face…are you still alive? Should I send a search party of midget ninja’s (or minjas as they prefer to be called) to come rescue you?! Keeping this light, fun, playful tone in your texts to a girl will get her smiling and put her in a good mood. If you can get her to smile, you’ll likely get a text from her soon.
  2. Texting a girl too much Nothing can kill attraction and ruin your chances of seeing a girl again quite like texting a girl too much. It makes a guy look needy and provides no challenge for the girl (which means she may quickly get bored and move on). To avoid the common mistake guys make of sending a girl too many messages, here are a few simple rules for texting girls that will help you text a girl the right amount:
    • When texting a girl, keep the text ratio close to 1:1. You want to send her about as many texts as she sends you (and look to keep them roughly the same length).
    • Cut out needless texts. Don’t text a girl in situations where a response isn’t necessary. For example, you don’t need to reply to her “have a good night!” text if you’re just going to say “you too!” At that point the conversation is already over. Let it end with her.
    • Keep an abundance mentality. Over-texting a girl tends to be the result of scarcity and neediness. That it, guys feel they need things to go well with her because they are afraid it’s the only opportunity they’ll have with a girl for a long time. To avoid this, you want to have an abundance mentality when texting women. Simply imagine that you have a hundred other amazing girls that are actively interested in you. This will help you from getting too hung up on that one girl and prevent you from texting her too much.
  3. Taking your texts to a girl too seriously There’s a time and place for serious conversation with a girl, and texting is NOT it. Trying to have a serious conversation over text is exhausting and nobody likes doing it. So keep the serious “let’s-get-to-know-each-other” conversations to live interactions. When texting a girl, you instead want to focus on having fun and keeping it light. Now, a great way to make sure you keep things light in your texts to girls is by using emoticons. Lots of guys shy away from emoticons and think they’re “girly”. But guess what? You’re texting a girl and girls like that stuff. Plus, they ensure that she won’t take what you say out of context. She won’t have to guess what your mood is because the emoticon conveys that for you. As a result they help you avoid misunderstandings and unnecessary drama.
  4. Not texting enough women When a guy is just texting one girl at a time, it’s easy for him to get wrapped up in that “scarcity” mentality mentioned earlier. If you want to get out of that mindset for good and become a master at texting girls, then you should be texting lots of women. Texting a lot of women will help that abundance mentality develop naturally. Once you have that, you’ll bring a fun, care-free attitude to all your texts and interaction with women – which is going to make you that much more attractive. Plus, with all that practice, you’ll gain an intuitive knowledge of what to text a girl. You’ll transform into a texting master who knows and naturally follows all the rules for texting girls.
  5. Missing the big picture in your texts to women Sometimes guys forget just why they are texting a girl. They get wrapped up in idle chit chat and completely lose track of the big picture. The big picture of course, is to get the girl to meet up through text. Now, this doesn’t mean that texting girls is all logistics and planning. See, the fun, playful texts like the one mentioned earlier still play a role. Fun texts are key to re-establishing that attraction which will make her want to meet up. But from there, remember that the purpose of your texts to a girl is to keep moving the interaction forward. Therefore, your texts to women should be about building attraction and planning to meet-up. If your texts to a girl don’t have purpose and direction, it’s likely she’ll get bored and her attraction may begin to fade.

To wrap this up, the most important part is to believe in your self. This is just an update re-post to fix some wordings.

❌ Originally posted on August 22, 2019.

Ten Techniques to Build Rapport

We can all fight against loneliness by engaging in random acts of kindness.

— Gail Honeyman.

Hello guys, in life no one lives alone, and no one can live alone. In this TIL (Today I Learned) we will discuss the things I’ve learned when trying to socialize with other people building rapport and connections.

  1. Establish artificial time constraints. Allow the potential source to feel that there is an end in sight.
  2. Remember non-verbals. Ensure that both your body language and voice are nonthreatening.
  3. Speak slower. Do not oversell and talk too fast. You lose credibility quickly and appear too strong and threatening.
  4. Have a sympathy or assistance theme. Human beings want to provide assistance and help. It also appeals to their ego that they may know more than you.
  5. Suspend your ego. This probably represents the hardest technique but, without a doubt, is the most effective. Do not build yourself up—build someone else up, and you will have strong rapport.
  6. Validate others. Human beings crave feeling connected and accepted. Validation feeds this need, and few offer it. Be the great validator and have instant, valuable rapport.
  7. Ask “how, when, and why” questions. When you want to dig deep and make a connection, asking these questions serves as the safest, most effective way. People will tell you what they are willing to talk about.
  8. Connect using quid pro quo. Some people are more guarded than others. Allow them to feel comfortable by sharing a little about yourself if needed. Do not overdo it.
  9. Give gifts (reciprocal altruism). Human beings reciprocate gifts given. Give a gift, either intangible or material, and seek a conversation and rapport in return.
  10. Manage expectations. Avoid feeling and embodying disappointment by ensuring that your methods focus on benefiting the targeted individual, not you. Ultimately, you will win, but your mind-set needs to focus on the other person.

Humans will be humans and humans are very dependent creature. That’s all for it thanks for reading. Follow me on my social media accounts and also on my podcasts.

Checkout Specific Directory Within Git Repo

I believe that the first test of a truly great man is his humility. Really great men have a curious feeling that the greatness is not in them but through them. And they see something divine in every other man and are endlessly, incredibly merciful.

— John Ruskin.

One day I was working on a driver port to macOS (Apple Macintosh OS) and the only opensource code for it can be found on Linux kernel.

Heck! The Linux kernel repository is around 2GB including all history and I only needed a specific directory inside the repository. After searching the whole internet I found an answer1.

Here are the steps to clone a specific directory from a git repository:

  1. First and foremost you need to create a local blank repository on your workstation. git init <repo-url>
  2. Inside the created bare repository, map the remote URL of the remote repository you want to clone. cd <repo-name> git remote add origin <remote-repo-url>
  3. Then, setup the git config and specify that you’ll be doing a sparse checkout. git config core.sparsecheckout true
  4. Create and add all the directories you want to checkout in the sparse-checkout file that can be found in .git/info/sparse-checkout. echo "<needed-directory>/*" >> .git/info/sparse-checkout
  5. When all the above steps is done, finally pull the repository objects. git pull --depth=1 origin master

So guys if you have any questions? hit me up on my social media accounts. That’s all there is that is needed. Now its already cloned and can now be worked on.

❌ Originally posted on August 5, 2019.


  1. https://stackoverflow.com/a/28039894 ↩︎

How to Have a Good Conversation

Everything about Mark Zuckerberg is pure hacker. Hackers don’t take realities of the world for granted; they seek to break and rebuild what they don’t like. They seek to outsmart the world.

— Sarah Lacy.

Sometimes I need to talk to someone about some things and sometimes the conversation and rapport part doesn’t work out. Here are the things I’ve learned on how to have a good conversation to anyone.

  • Don’t multitask. Be present.
    If you’re the one talking, would you be happy if the listener is doing many things and like don’t care? So be present and active.
  • Don’t pontificate (meaning – express one’s opinions in a way considered annoyingly pompous and dogmatic.).
    Don’t just butt in when someone is speaking with their mind. Its considered rude to just cut someone who is talking, I think its same for every culture.
  • Use open-ended question.
    Go with questions that will create discussion not just question with a single word could answer.
  • Go with the flow.
    Follow the flow of the dialogues, and if you don’t like the subject of the discussion you can always say what you have in mind.
  • If you don’t know, say that you don’t know.
    Don’t be the all-knowing guy. Nobody likes the person who knows and pretend to know everything. Just say you don’t know if you really don’t know, and say no to smarty-pants.
  • Don’t equate your experience with theirs.
    Experience vary from person to person. It has different levels of emotions involved, don’t try.
  • Try not to repeat yourself.
    Speak clearly and with proper tone so the listener will know the intention.
  • Listen.
    Always listen, a great listener can be the most reliable person.
  • Be brief.
    Get to the point and don’t confuse the listener of what you want to say.

That’s all the things I’ve learned with having conversation to different people and walk of life.
Hope you guys, enjoyed this article and as always live life!