The mad dash to succeed on the Internet brings to mind another heated technology competition-the race to land a man on the moon.

The underlying anxiety for many business leaders is fear of extinction. To predict the electronic commerce winners, you must recall the early lessons of the space race, capped 30 years ago this week by the U.S. lunar landing.

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