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I am an amateur mathematician with an interest in the subjects named in the title. I have recently come to understand that my B.A. in math gives me absolutely no qualification at all in the Swedish job market. Hence I will try to compliment it with something else. I'd like to remain as close as I can to the pure world so now I'm wondering if anybody has any idea of related yet practical fields.

Edit: I am thinking (very vaguely) that there might be something along the lines of organizing database into functional and searchable structures.


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@CliveNewstead, Yes I do – user25470 Jan 16 '13 at 17:34
If I am not mistaken, this is (so far) the one and only question on the site with both tags category-theory and applications. – Did Jan 16 '13 at 17:53
I don't know if that's funny or sad – user25470 Jan 16 '13 at 18:41
So all students in Sweden with BA degrees in math alone are wandering around without a job? How are those with degrees in history, philosophy, or physics doing? – KCd Jan 16 '13 at 21:57
@KCd, not good i fear. Some become teachers. It's not the same in your country? – user25470 Jan 16 '13 at 22:14
up vote 2 down vote accepted

I wrote a reply to a related question describing applications of category theory to programming, but it's on I could copy it here, but that might not be considered ethical so here is a link.

Also, check out the work by David Spivak on categorical databases.

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tanks, seems to be somewhat what i was looking for – user25470 Jan 16 '13 at 23:51

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