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Boyer-Moore (grep) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyer%E2%80%93Moore_string-sea... because it's cool.

LR parser https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LR_parser because Aho & Ullman

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_encoding 'cos it shows how fundamental lambda calculus is in a simple way (and how functional programming is so superior (flame wars intended :-) )




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