A conversational interface however, can do something no ordinary dashboard can do; it listens and learns.
Die Dashboards Die! Why Conversations Will Reinvent Software
Nir Eyal
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Non-conversational interfaces can (and do) learn, eg from where the user is spending time, what bits of data they come back to, at what frequency and what times of day/month/year, etc.

This is conflating learning and UI, which can be orthogonal.