I've come across a few mailing lists for neuroscientists, but I couldn't find a chat channel. While mailing lists suit certain purposes, open source communities tend to use a combination of mailing lists and chat channels - each platform serves different purposes. TLDR: here's a new chat channel on Gitter here for everything neuroscience related. It is also accessible using the IRC and Riot.
I use Python to post process large amounts of spike data from my simulations. This post documents some observations I've made while writing my scripts.
No, not heavenly bodies, feed aggregators.