[Neuroimaging] Nipy.org new website needs a complete remake

vanessa sochat vsochat at stanford.edu
Mon Jul 27 14:54:10 CEST 2015

Having all packages nicely shown on the front page is a good idea - and I
was thinking of having a nice visualization that would quickly show some
stats next to each. I put the latest blob post mostly because I ran out of
work time for the day. Is the old site living somewhere so I can take a

Gaël - I completely agree about nilearn! I just copied the groups as is
from the current page, and had I thought about this, probably would have
questioned them.

On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 10:25 PM, Gael Varoquaux <
gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Since it is the time to gives one opinion
> - I agree with Elefterios that I think it is a good thing to have a list
>   of the projects on the front page. I liked how the old webpage did it
> - The snake-brain logo is great. We should have it on the front page.
> - Developper-oriented information should be less emphasized compared to
>   user-oriented information: 'view on github', 'contribute', 'A natural
>   home for collaboration' should be deemphasized compared to the project
>   directory. The reason is that we are trying to convince people to use
>   the nipy ecosystem, and for this, the highest priority is to orient
>   end users.
> My 2 cents,
> Gaël
> PS: Vanessa: Nilearn is not only for fMRI. It's for statistical analysis
> of images. It is also used for anatomical images:
> http://nilearn.github.io/auto_examples/decoding/plot_oasis_vbm.html
> If we could get a preprocessed, openly downloadable set of images of eg
> FA, we would do an example with diffusion too.
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Vanessa Villamia Sochat
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